Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2016
58.5% pass rate
from 1,011 tests in 2020
(82% worse than other 2016 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 2016 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Cabstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (9 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.099% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Brake discs (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Brake drums
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (48% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Lever
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Electronic stability control (10 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (40% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal (27% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.099% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.099% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim (200% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (66% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (75% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (82% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Horn (11 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies) (13 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.099% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (27% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.89% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Position lamp (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Reversing lamps (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 17% fail on Suspension (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (16 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (17 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Pins and bushes (28 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (22 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (16 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bar (32 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.099% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Springs (69% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Leaf springs (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.099% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.099% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility (46% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (81% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (9.8% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.89% fail on Condition of glass (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Windscreen (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres (57% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (66% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (58% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 4.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Body (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Mounting fixings (176 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Other body component (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Bumpers (10 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Towbar (11 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Safety device
      • 0.099% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.20% fail on Transmission (66% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Seats (200% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.099% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.099% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.099% fail on Tank
    • 0.099% fail on Load security
      • 0.099% fail on Dropside
        • 0.099% fail on Pillar
    • 0.099% fail on Floor
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition (90% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.099% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.89% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.49% fail on Fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Transmission oil leaks (38 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (95% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.099% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.099% fail on Steering column
  • 0.59% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (65% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.099% fail on Condition
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle (71% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates (72% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.099% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.099% fail on Condition