Nissan Interstar MOT Results

Registered in 2006
46.1% pass rate
from 178 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 2006 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Interstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Brakes (70% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 22% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 17% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 9.0% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 9.0% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 9.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.8% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.56% fail on Lever
        • 0.56% fail on Linkage
        • 0.56% fail on Pivot
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal
      • 0.56% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.56% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.56% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.56% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.56% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.56% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.56% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.8% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.4% fail on Springs
      • 2.8% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.1% fail on Anchor bracket (20 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Shackle bracket (28 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.56% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.56% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.56% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.7% fail on Transmission
      • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.6% fail on Joints
      • 1.1% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.56% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.56% fail on Door condition
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.56% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.56% fail on Towbar
      • 0.56% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.56% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.56% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.56% fail on Seats
      • 0.56% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.56% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.56% fail on View to rear
      • 0.56% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.1% fail on Steering play
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering
      • 0.56% fail on Other components
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.56% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp