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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2008
43.1% pass rate
from 598 tests in 2020
(23% worse than other 2008 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 36% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 31% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 26% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 26% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (8 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 11% fail on Service brake performance (13 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.9% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 6.2% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 12% fail on Mechanical brake components (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 7.5% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.33% fail on Brake linings (10 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.67% fail on Cable
        • 0.17% fail on Lever
    • 3.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (72% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Air and vacuum systems (11 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Servos
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.17% fail on Valves
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.33% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 31% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 7.2% fail on Side repeaters (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 8.2% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 7.2% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Electrical wiring (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (79% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (61% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.5% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.17% fail on Springs
      • 0.17% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.17% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
  • 18% fail on Visibility (96% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 14% fail on Washers (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on View to rear (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Mirrors (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
  • 12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 9.9% fail on Prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Airbags
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (35% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Panel (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Mounting fixings (24 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Body condition (14 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Other body component
    • 2.3% fail on Seats (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Driver's seat (10 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Passenger's seat (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.67% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.33% fail on Tank
    • 0.84% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.67% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.84% fail on Chassis
      • 0.84% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.84% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Cabs (8 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on Floor (11 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Load security (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Dropside (47 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Dropside condition (38 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Other dropside component
    • 0.17% fail on Transmission
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.67% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.67% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.67% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.67% fail on Transmission oil leaks (9 times worse than other 2008 vans)
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 0.17% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.17% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.7% fail on Road Wheels (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle Identification Number