Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2006
43.3% pass rate
from 674 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2006 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 2006 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 36% fail on Brakes (98% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 33% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 28% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (19 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 12% fail on Service brake performance (9 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (88% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (64% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (69% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.89% fail on Lever
    • 0.89% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.59% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.15% fail on Valves
    • 0.45% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.45% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (74% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.30% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.30% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (9 times worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 34% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 14% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 14% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 7.4% fail on Side repeaters (9 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 7.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 7.4% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.30% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (83% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
      • 0.15% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.15% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (44% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.45% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.30% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.15% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (70% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Cabs (36 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Prescribed areas (46 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Mounting fixings (241 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Steps (6 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Cab condition
    • 4.2% fail on Seats (11 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Driver's seat (17 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.15% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.1% fail on Body (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Other body component
      • 0.59% fail on Body condition (11 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Mounting fixings (13 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Panel
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on System
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (71% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Belts
    • 0.74% fail on Spare wheel (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Carrier
      • 0.30% fail on Spare wheel condition (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.45% fail on Floor (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.30% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.30% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.15% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.15% fail on Dropside
        • 0.15% fail on Dropside condition
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 9.2% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.7% fail on Ball joint (59% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (70% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.30% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.15% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.15% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.15% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 14% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 8.8% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Drag link end (40 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Intermediate drop arm (20 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Locking devices (11 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering
      • 0.59% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Operation
    • 0.45% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.45% fail on Steering box (27 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering play
      • 0.30% fail on Steering box (17 times worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 14% fail on Visibility (39% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Washers (72% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on View to rear (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Mirrors (190% worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 14% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 13% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.45% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.74% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.59% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.59% fail on Other leaks (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.15% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition