Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2004
45.1% pass rate
from 809 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Brakes (65% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 31% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 26% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 14% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 12% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.4% fail on Components
        • 4.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 1.2% fail on Valves
        • 0.12% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.87% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (200% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.62% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.37% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.37% fail on Cable
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.12% fail on ABS
  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 15% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 15% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 8.9% fail on Side repeaters (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 7.8% fail on Individual lamps (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
    • 9.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Rear lamps (96% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.37% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (39% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Fog lamp (86% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (9 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.49% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.37% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.25% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.25% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.9% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 9.3% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Front suspension joints (84% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Component mounting (74% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.87% fail on Axles (8 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on King pins (16 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.12% fail on Shackle
      • 0.12% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 17% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 8.4% fail on Washers (80% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 5.7% fail on Mirrors (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
  • 13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 13% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Condition
      • 0.49% fail on Requirements
    • 0.49% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (68% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 8.3% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Seats (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Drivers (11 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis
    • 0.87% fail on Body security (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Load security (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Hinged tailboard (43 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Dropside (32 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
  • 12% fail on Steering (72% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (94% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Track rod end (66% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Drag link end (29 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.62% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.62% fail on Steering pivot point (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Free play
        • 0.25% fail on Steering box (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering box
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Drive system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
    • 0.25% fail on Steering control
      • 0.12% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.12% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.12% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Cap (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on System
      • 0.49% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Hose
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions
    • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Towbars
    • 0.25% fail on Towbar
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment