Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2003
49.9% pass rate
from 531 tests in 2020
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.

  • 31% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 28% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 23% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 23% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 15% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 13% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (48% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.19% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.56% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.56% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.19% fail on Cable
        • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.56% fail on Load sensing valves (76% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.38% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Valves
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 11% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 11% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 5.8% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 5.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.75% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.94% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.38% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.19% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Cabs (22 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas (25 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Mounting fixings (83 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Steps (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Cab condition
    • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.94% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.38% fail on Tank
      • 0.38% fail on System
      • 0.19% fail on Hose
    • 1.9% fail on Body
      • 1.3% fail on Other body component
      • 0.38% fail on Body condition
      • 0.38% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 1.5% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Driver's seat (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.94% fail on Floor (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
        • 0.19% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.19% fail on Load security
      • 0.19% fail on Dropside
        • 0.19% fail on Dropside condition
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.19% fail on Hinge
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.4% fail on Springs
      • 3.4% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.75% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.75% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (10 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Leaf spring
    • 3.0% fail on Axles (17 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on King pins (43 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Stub axle (53 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (83% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.56% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 13% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.2% fail on Washers
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on View to rear (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.9% fail on Steering
    • 8.1% fail on Steering linkage components (62% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Drag link end (25 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
        • 0.19% fail on Steering component
      • 0.19% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
    • 0.19% fail on Steering play
      • 0.19% fail on Steering box
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.38% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.19% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.94% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.75% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.75% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
  • 0.75% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plates