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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2011
47.7% pass rate
from 470 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2011 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 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Brakes (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 24% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 20% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 8.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (11 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 8.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (11 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 7.7% fail on Service brake performance (16 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.43% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 11% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 7.2% fail on Brake discs (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 5.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.64% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.43% fail on Cable
        • 0.21% fail on Lever
    • 4.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 3.8% fail on Parking brake control (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal
      • 0.21% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.64% fail on Load sensing valves (15 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.21% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.0% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 5.3% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 3.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (91% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (91% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (93% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 20% fail on Suspension (45% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.0% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.21% fail on Springs
      • 0.21% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.21% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Visibility (62% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on View to rear
      • 1.7% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.1% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Seats (12 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Driver's seat (16 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.7% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Mounting fixings (87 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Other body component
      • 0.21% fail on Panel
    • 1.3% fail on Bumpers (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure (9 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (10 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.21% fail on Chassis
      • 0.21% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.21% fail on Towbar
      • 0.21% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.21% fail on Cabs
      • 0.21% fail on Cab condition
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.85% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas (32 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.64% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Drag link end
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.21% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment