Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2007
41.8% pass rate
from 577 tests in 2020
(27% 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.

  • 40% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 36% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 31% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 31% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 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 (15 times worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 10% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 9.7% fail on Rbt (200% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 7.3% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (58 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Plate brake tester (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 8.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 1.0% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake performance not tested (120% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 13% fail on Mechanical brake components (190% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 7.5% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (100% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 5.5% fail on Brake pads (96% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Cable (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.69% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (45% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (7.1% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (22% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Flexible brake hoses (170% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (190% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (22% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal (15% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.17% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.17% fail on Servos
    • 0.17% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.17% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.17% fail on Other braking system component
  • 34% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 12% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 11% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 11% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 8.8% fail on Side repeaters (9 times worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (3.8% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 8.7% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Battery(ies) (170% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim (66% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (42% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (11% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (24% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (31% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp (200% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
  • 23% fail on Suspension (21% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 17% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (80% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (71% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (58% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms (5.5% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Ball joint (73% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (13% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (28% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component (100% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (69% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Sub-frames (5.7% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 18% fail on Visibility (89% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 12% fail on Washers (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Condition of glass (96% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Windscreen (99% worse than other 2007 vans)
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Seats (11 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Driver's seat (12 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Passenger's seat (12 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Cabs (16 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas (21 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Cab condition
    • 2.6% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Other body component (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Mounting fixings (11 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Body condition (8 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Panel
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Tank (7 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (150% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (12% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (0.71% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis (33% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition (35% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Transmission (92% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Prop shafts (55% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Prop shaft (0.94% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Load security (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.17% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.17% fail on Dropside
        • 0.17% fail on Other dropside component
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.17% fail on Towbar
      • 0.17% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.17% fail on Floor
  • 10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (21% better than other 2007 vans)
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (19% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Steering linkage components (23% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Track rod end (9.2% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear (7.3% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack (11% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on Power steering (16% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering play (160% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack (85% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering box
    • 0.17% fail on Steering shaft
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (19% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (32% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition (31% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (80% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.87% fail on Spark ignition (39% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks (65% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Transmission oil leaks (29 times worse than other 2007 vans)
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (14% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type (19% worse than other 2007 vans)
  • 1.7% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle (34% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates (36% worse than other 2007 vans)