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Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2012
47.2% pass rate
from 640 tests in 2020
(36% worse than other 2012 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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Brakes (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 24% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 20% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.47% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (10 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 6.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (10 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (10 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance (15 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.78% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer (33 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (37 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 9.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 5.6% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.78% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.47% fail on Cable
        • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.78% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.78% fail on Pedal
    • 0.63% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Load sensing valves (45 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 8.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 7.3% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps (92% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp (95% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 5.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (57% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.78% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.31% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Suspension (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 15% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.5% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.47% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.16% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.16% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.16% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
  • 11% fail on Visibility (64% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Washers (77% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Condition of glass (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's seat (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.1% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Mounting fixings (108 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Body condition
    • 0.94% fail on Bumpers (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on Floor (108 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.47% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
        • 0.16% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.47% fail on Cabs (97 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas (163 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure (18 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (23 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.31% fail on Load security (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.16% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.16% fail on Dropside
        • 0.16% fail on Other dropside component
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.16% fail on Carrier
    • 0.16% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 6.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (75% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (70% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Compression ignition (64% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.63% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Transmission oil leaks (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Seat belts (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas (156 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
    • 0.63% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 0.63% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 0.63% fail on Steering linkage components (75% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.47% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates