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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2009
48.5% pass rate
from 396 tests in 2017
(26% 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.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.1% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
    • 8.3% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 8.3% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 5.8% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.8% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps (84% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp (87% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 5.6% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.51% fail on Battery
    • 0.51% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 30% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 25% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 21% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 9.8% fail on Service brake performance (22 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Rear wheels (170% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Parking brake (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.51% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.76% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Components (77% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Hoses
        • 0.25% fail on Pipes
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.25% fail on Lever
    • 0.25% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.25% fail on Lever
  • 27% fail on Suspension (77% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 8.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition
    • 12% fail on Shock absorbers (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 12% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.51% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.25% fail on Front
      • 0.25% fail on Rear
    • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Component mounting
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust system (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Cap
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
      • 0.25% fail on System
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Size/type
    • 0.51% fail on Valve stem (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
  • 7.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas (25 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Seats (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Drivers (12 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Body condition
    • 0.76% fail on Load security (16 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.25% fail on Loading door
      • 0.25% fail on Hinged tailboard
    • 0.51% fail on Vehicle structure (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Chassis (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Body security (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers front
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.76% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)