Nissan Interstar MOT Results

Registered in 2005
49.3% pass rate
from 146 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Interstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Brakes (56% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 23% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 18% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 9.6% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 8.9% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.68% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.68% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.68% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.68% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 11% fail on Mechanical brake components (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 7.5% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.8% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.68% fail on Cable
    • 2.7% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.68% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.68% fail on Valves
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.68% fail on Pedal
    • 0.68% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.68% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.68% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.68% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.68% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms
      • 9.6% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.68% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.68% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.68% fail on Springs
      • 0.68% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.68% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.68% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.68% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
      • 2.1% fail on Prop shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.68% fail on Door condition
        • 0.68% fail on Hinge
      • 0.68% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.68% fail on Door condition
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Body
      • 1.4% fail on Other body component
    • 0.68% fail on Seats
      • 0.68% fail on Driver's seat
  • 8.2% fail on Steering
    • 6.2% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.68% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.68% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.68% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.68% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.68% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.68% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.68% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo