Nissan Cabstar MOT Results

Registered in 2016
61.5% pass rate
from 1,073 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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (95% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 10.0% fail on Headlamp aim (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 9.9% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.84% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Horn
      • 0.28% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.37% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.093% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.093% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.093% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.093% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.093% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Brakes (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (10 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 9.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (10 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (10 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (11 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (11 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (10 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.093% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.093% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.093% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.84% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.093% fail on Brake linings
      • 3.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake discs (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.19% fail on Pivot (46 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.093% fail on Cable
    • 3.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (11 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Electronic stability control (14 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.093% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.093% fail on Pedal
    • 0.093% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.093% fail on Reservoirs
  • 15% fail on Suspension (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (21 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (42 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (22 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Pins and bushes (41 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (32 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage (14 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint (10 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.093% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Springs
      • 0.28% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.19% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.093% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 11% fail on Visibility (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition of glass (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (46% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (77% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Mounting fixings (204 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Other body component
      • 0.19% fail on Body condition (21 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.65% fail on Bumpers (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.093% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.093% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Cabs (165 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.093% fail on Steps
      • 0.093% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.093% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.093% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.093% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.093% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.093% fail on Towbar
      • 0.093% fail on Safety device
    • 0.093% fail on Load security
      • 0.093% fail on Dropside
        • 0.093% fail on Other dropside component
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (89% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.093% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.093% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.093% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.37% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Other leaks (16 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Transmission oil leaks (27 times worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.47% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.093% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.093% fail on Requirements
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Steering
    • 0.093% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.093% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.093% fail on Power steering
      • 0.093% fail on Other components