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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2008
42.9% pass rate
from 532 tests in 2017
(29% 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.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 9.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 9.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 6.2% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.94% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Rear lamps (100% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (43% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.3% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps (96% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp (99% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Battery
    • 0.75% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.19% fail on Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 31% fail on Brakes (94% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 26% fail on Brake performance (200% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 23% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 10% fail on Rear wheels (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 9.6% fail on Service brake performance (13 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.1% fail on Hub components (82% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Brake discs (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.56% fail on Brake calipers
    • 7.1% fail on Parking brake (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.4% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (64% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.75% fail on Valves
        • 0.38% fail on Hoses
      • 0.56% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Leaks
    • 2.3% fail on ABS (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
        • 0.94% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
      • 0.19% fail on Cable
      • 0.19% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
  • 24% fail on Suspension (41% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (96% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.94% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment
    • 11% fail on Shock absorbers (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 11% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Front suspension joints (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
      • 0.38% fail on Rear
    • 0.38% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.38% fail on Component mounting
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road (57% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Mirrors (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 10% fail on Seat belts (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (17 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.94% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (89% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Cap (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
      • 0.19% fail on System
    • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Seats (9 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Drivers (12 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers
    • 1.1% fail on Body security (16 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Load security
      • 0.38% fail on Hinged tailboard (66 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.19% fail on Chassis
    • 0.19% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Free play
        • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.56% fail on Steering control (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Universal joint (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering column
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Pump
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate