Nissan Interstar MOT Results

Registered in 2003
61.6% pass rate
from 86 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2003 vans)
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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Interstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 21% fail on Brake performance (72% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 17% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 8.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (64% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 8.1% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (92% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (49% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (38% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 5.8% fail on Load sensing valves (180% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (11% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (2.7% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Cable
        • 1.2% fail on Linkage
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.2% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (10% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Stop lamp (53% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (3.4% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (11% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (6.1% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (6.2% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (7.9% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (35% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (35% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (6.7% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (47% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment (20% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms (11% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint (6.3% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.7% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (48% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.2% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (6.1% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Transmission (16% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts (18% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Joints (17% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints
      • 1.2% fail on Belts
    • 3.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (24% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (25% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system (2.8% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Body (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Other body component (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition
      • 1.2% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition
  • 10% fail on Steering (52% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 9.3% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.2% fail on Operation
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility (34% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Washers (0.79% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (37% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (12% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Condition