Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2009
40.6% pass rate
from 431 tests in 2020
(35% worse than other 2009 vans)
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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 36% fail on Brakes (150% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 33% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 29% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (13 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (14 times worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 13% fail on Service brake performance (23 times worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 7.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.46% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.46% fail on Plate brake tester (12 times worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (16 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (100% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 6.5% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.23% fail on Lever
        • 0.23% fail on Pivot
    • 4.2% fail on Parking brake control (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (150% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (190% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
    • 0.93% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.70% fail on Rigid brake pipes (80% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Air and vacuum systems (15 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 0.46% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.46% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 34% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 11% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 11% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 7.7% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 4.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (160% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
    • 9.0% fail on Electrical equipment (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Horn (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Battery(ies) (10 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.23% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 25% fail on Suspension (60% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 16% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 7.7% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 7.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.4% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.8% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.70% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.23% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.23% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.23% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.23% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension unit
  • 15% fail on Visibility (71% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on View to rear
      • 1.9% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.70% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Seats (11 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Driver's seat (13 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Passenger's seat (10 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Tank
      • 0.23% fail on Hose
    • 1.6% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Body condition (25 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Other body component
      • 0.23% fail on Panel
    • 1.2% fail on Cabs (25 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas (26 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Steps
    • 0.70% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.70% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.46% fail on Chassis
      • 0.46% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.46% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.23% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.23% fail on Carrier
    • 0.23% fail on Towbar
      • 0.23% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
    • 0.23% fail on Floor
  • 9.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Seat belts (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 8.8% fail on Prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.93% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.70% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.46% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.46% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.46% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.46% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Steering play
      • 0.23% fail on Steering box
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment