Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2007
42.5% pass rate
from 657 tests in 2020
(21% worse than other 2007 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 2007 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 38% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 33% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 27% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (9 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 16% fail on Rbt (sp) (9 times worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 15% fail on Service brake performance (16 times worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.61% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (89% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.15% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (150% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.91% fail on Cable
        • 0.46% fail on Lever
    • 5.3% fail on Parking brake control (7 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Lever (7 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (86% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (51% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.61% fail on Pedal
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.61% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.61% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.15% fail on Valves
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
    • 0.15% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.15% fail on Other braking system component
  • 33% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (39% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 7.3% fail on Side repeaters (7 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators
    • 9.3% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 8.7% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 8.1% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim (58% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim (51% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (56% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Outline marker lamp
      • 0.15% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.30% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.15% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.2% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.91% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.76% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (69% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 2007 vans)
  • 17% fail on Visibility (81% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 12% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on View to rear (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Indirect vision devices (44 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.46% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Other body component
      • 0.46% fail on Body condition (12 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Mounting fixings (11 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Panel
    • 1.7% fail on Cabs (13 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (17 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Steps
      • 0.15% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on System
    • 1.5% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat (6 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.4% fail on Bumpers (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.30% fail on Carrier
      • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.46% fail on Floor (6 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Chassis
      • 0.30% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.15% fail on Towbar
      • 0.15% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission
      • 0.15% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.15% fail on Pillar
      • 0.15% fail on Dropside
        • 0.15% fail on Dropside condition
  • 8.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Steering
    • 5.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Locking devices (11 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.46% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.15% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (40% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition (48% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.46% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (78% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.76% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.46% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.91% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.91% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.15% fail on Speedometer