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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2003
45.7% pass rate
from 595 tests in 2017
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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 37% fail on Brakes (69% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 34% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 27% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 14% fail on Rear wheels (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 13% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 6.9% fail on Front wheels (65% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (37% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Components (42% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes (50% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Valves (88% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Direction indicators (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 13% fail on Flashing type (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 7.4% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 6.6% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
    • 9.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.7% fail on Rear lamps (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (45% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 7.7% fail on Fog lamp (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (58% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (9 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (10 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.34% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 9.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 5.4% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Axles (33 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on King pins (50 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Stub axle (31 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Leaf springs (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Shackle (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Anchor (14 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Securing bolts (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Spring eye
    • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Component mounting (88% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension arms (93% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (86% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Front (82% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Universal joint
  • 19% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Wipers (41% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Washers
    • 4.4% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
  • 13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 13% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on System
      • 1.0% fail on Cap
      • 0.50% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Emissions
  • 12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (71% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Body condition (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Seats (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Drivers (13 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.84% fail on Body security (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Speedometer
  • 8.2% fail on Steering
    • 7.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Drag link end (28 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
        • 0.17% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.17% fail on Steering component
      • 0.17% fail on Free play
        • 0.17% fail on Steering box
      • 0.17% fail on Steering box
      • 0.17% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.67% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment