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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2002
44.1% pass rate
from 565 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2002 vans)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Brakes (74% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 31% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 25% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 16% fail on Rbt (sp) (200% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 14% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (82% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 8.5% fail on Service brake performance (69% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 8.3% fail on Rbt (68% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance (63% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (91% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.71% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.18% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.18% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.53% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.35% fail on Cable
        • 0.18% fail on Lever
    • 1.9% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 0.88% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.35% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.35% fail on Valves
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.18% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.18% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 9.0% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 5.5% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 8.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 8.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 8.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Electrical equipment (95% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Horn (89% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.35% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.18% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.53% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.18% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.18% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.18% fail on All outline marker lamps
  • 22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Cabs (23 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Prescribed areas (27 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Steps (7 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Mounting fixings (48 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.8% fail on Body (160% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Other body component (180% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Mounting fixings (11 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Body condition (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Panel
    • 2.5% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.18% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.35% fail on System
    • 1.4% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.88% fail on Load security (7 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Tailgate (16 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Tailgate condition (18 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Dropside
        • 0.18% fail on Pillar
    • 0.71% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.71% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.71% fail on Joints
    • 0.53% fail on Floor
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.9% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.6% fail on Axles (22 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on King pins (33 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Stub axle (88 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.2% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.53% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.18% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.53% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (93% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Visibility (41% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Washers (75% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
  • 12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 12% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Requirements
  • 11% fail on Steering (58% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 4.2% fail on Drag link end (27 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
        • 0.18% fail on Steering component
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.71% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering box
  • 8.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (56% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (67% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 2.5% fail on Spark ignition (180% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.18% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.71% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.18% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Condition