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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2005
47.6% pass rate
from 740 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 29% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 25% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 11% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Service brake performance (72% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (75% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (95% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.68% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (40% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.95% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.95% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.54% fail on Lever
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Valves
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.41% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.27% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 11% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 6.9% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.54% fail on All direction indicators
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamps (65% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp (70% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 6.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 5.4% fail on Electrical equipment (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.54% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.27% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (52% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.95% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (94% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Springs
      • 0.14% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.14% fail on Leaf spring
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.9% fail on Cabs (19 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas (23 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Steps (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Mounting fixings (109 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Fuel system (200% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Tank
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on System
    • 2.0% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Driver's seat (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Body
      • 0.81% fail on Mounting fixings (14 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Other body component
      • 0.14% fail on Body condition
      • 0.14% fail on Panel
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.95% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.41% fail on Load security (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Tailgate (12 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Other tailgate component (35 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Dropside
        • 0.14% fail on Dropside condition
    • 0.41% fail on Floor (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.14% fail on Carrier
  • 13% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (54% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Drag link end (25 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
        • 0.14% fail on Steering component
      • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.95% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.41% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.68% fail on Steering play
      • 0.68% fail on Steering box (19 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.41% fail on Steering box (9 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.6% fail on Washers (49% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on View to rear (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Mirrors (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.27% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 9.3% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
      • 0.81% fail on Requirements (8 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.81% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment