Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2015
53.8% pass rate
from 940 tests in 2020
(74% worse than other 2015 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 2015 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Brakes (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.53% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake imbalance (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 8.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 6.1% fail on Brake discs (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (77% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (74% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.64% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Lever (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Electronic stability control (10 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (16 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (19 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (28% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Pedal (53% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses (54% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.11% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.11% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (37% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Electrical equipment (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Horn (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies) (8 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (6.4% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Position lamp (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Reversing lamps (75% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Reversing lamps (20% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.21% fail on Outline marker lamps (8 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Outline marker lamp (8 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors (5.1% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 20% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 16% fail on Anti-roll bars (8 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Pins and bushes (24 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (24 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage (13 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (58% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.96% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Leaf springs (82% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Spring saddle
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility (75% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (9.0% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on View to rear (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Mirrors (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Condition of glass (85% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Windscreen (88% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (56% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (70% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (32% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type (83% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Compression ignition (98% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.85% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.85% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Fluid leaks (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Transmission oil leaks (35 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Other leaks (12 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (33% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Mounting fixings (107 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Body condition
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
      • 0.11% fail on Pillar
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
    • 0.43% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Prop shafts (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
        • 0.11% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.11% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Cabs
      • 0.11% fail on Cab condition
  • 0.64% fail on Steering (42% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.11% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.64% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (34% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts (13% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas (83 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle (40% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates (40% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Condition