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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2004
43.2% pass rate
from 783 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 2004 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Brakes (76% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 32% fail on Brake performance (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 28% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 12% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 8.3% fail on Service brake performance (90% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 8.2% fail on Rbt (91% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 7.2% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance (98% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (94% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (87% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.51% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.38% fail on Brake linings (9 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.26% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.38% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Rod
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (43% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.89% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.64% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.26% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.13% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
        • 0.13% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Valves
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 32% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 13% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 13% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 9.8% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on All direction indicators
    • 7.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 7.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.7% fail on Electrical equipment (69% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Horn
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.38% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.26% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.38% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.26% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Cabs (21 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas (27 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Mounting fixings (101 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Steps (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Seats (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Driver's seat (13 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 2.7% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Tank
      • 0.51% fail on Pipe
      • 0.26% fail on System
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
    • 2.2% fail on Chassis
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.2% fail on Body (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component
      • 0.64% fail on Mounting fixings (8 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Panel
      • 0.26% fail on Body condition
    • 0.89% fail on Transmission (82% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.51% fail on Joints
        • 0.13% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.13% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.13% fail on Belts
    • 0.77% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.64% fail on Load security (8 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Tailgate (27 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Tailgate condition (17 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Pillar
    • 0.26% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.13% fail on Carrier
    • 0.26% fail on Floor
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 18% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.89% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on King pins (24 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.13% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.89% fail on Springs (76% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.38% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.26% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.26% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
    • 0.77% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (87% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 17% fail on Visibility (58% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 9.2% fail on Washers (91% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on View to rear (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 1.4% fail on Condition of glass (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Windscreen (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 14% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 13% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
      • 0.89% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Attachment (13 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 14% fail on Steering (93% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 13% fail on Steering linkage components (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Track rod end (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Drag link end (27 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.26% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Steering component
        • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.26% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Steering box
    • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
    • 0.26% fail on Steering play
      • 0.26% fail on Steering box (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.38% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Size/type
  • 0.51% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.13% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.13% fail on Speedometer