Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2006
42.6% pass rate
from 575 tests in 2020
(22% 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.

  • 35% fail on Brakes (96% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 32% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 28% 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)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 18% fail on Rbt (sp) (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 14% fail on Service brake performance (12 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance (63% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (52% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (37% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (78% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (22% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (26% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (8.9% better than other 2006 vans)
          • 1.0% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (17% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (22% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (36% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake linings (6 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (0.70% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (2.6% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.17% fail on Pivot
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (45% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake control (13% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Lever (14% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.52% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (10 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.35% fail on Load sensing valves (48% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (80% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Anti-lock braking system (79% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Valves
  • 34% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (63% 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)
        • 7.5% fail on Side repeaters (10 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 7.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 10% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 8.3% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamps (160% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 9.7% fail on Headlamp (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp levelling device (58% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (26% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (8.6% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp (20% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (66% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (41% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.70% fail on Hazard warning (50% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Switch (50% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Rear reflectors (34% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (84% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Cabs (31 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Prescribed areas (35 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Steps (13 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Mounting fixings (120 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system (83% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Seats (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Driver's seat (12 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis (61% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition (63% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Body (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Mounting fixings (20 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Other body component (36% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Panel (61% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (150% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
    • 1.0% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Prop shafts (29% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Bumpers (2.6% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.17% fail on Load security
      • 0.17% fail on Dropside
        • 0.17% fail on Dropside condition
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Floor
  • 19% fail on Suspension (5.8% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 8.2% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bar (6 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 7.7% fail on Suspension arms (12% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Ball joint (62% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (69% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Suspension arm (190% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (6.2% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers (27% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component (37% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint (74% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.87% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (78% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Visibility (59% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Washers (78% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on View to rear (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Mirrors (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Condition of glass (57% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Windscreen (59% worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 15% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 14% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (60% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2006 vans)
  • 13% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Track rod end (85% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Drag link end (36 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
        • 0.17% fail on Steering component
      • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.52% fail on Power steering (6.0% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Operation (75% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.52% fail on Steering play (160% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Steering box (27 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear (60% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Steering box (25 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering column
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (1.2% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (9.5% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (6.6% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Size/type (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (4.5% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (0.68% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition (8.2% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (38% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.87% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (54% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested (30% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.17% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (54% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.87% fail on Fluid leaks (6.3% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Engine oil leaks (32% worse than other 2006 vans)
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle (59% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates (58% better than other 2006 vans)
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition