Nissan Interstar MOT Results

Registered in 2004
46.5% pass rate
from 157 tests in 2020
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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Interstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 23% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 20% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 7.6% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 7.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.64% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.64% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 9.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 3.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 3.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.9% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.9% fail on Cable
        • 0.64% fail on Lever
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever
    • 0.64% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.64% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 7.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.64% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.64% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.64% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.64% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 1.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.64% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.64% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.64% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.6% fail on Steering
    • 6.4% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.64% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.64% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering
      • 0.64% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.64% fail on Rams
    • 0.64% fail on Steering column
    • 0.64% fail on Steering play
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.5% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 0.64% fail on Body condition
      • 0.64% fail on Other body component
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.64% fail on Undertray
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.64% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.64% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.64% fail on Engine oil leaks