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Nissan Interstar MOT Results

Registered in 2009
57.7% pass rate
from 182 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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Interstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.55% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 23% fail on Brakes (55% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (160% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 16% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt
          • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.55% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.55% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.55% fail on Linkage
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.55% fail on Lever
    • 0.55% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.55% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.55% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 7.1% fail on Ball joint (200% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.1% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
  • 9.9% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on View to rear
      • 1.6% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.1% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission
      • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.9% fail on Joints
      • 0.55% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.55% fail on Joints
    • 1.1% fail on Body
      • 0.55% fail on Panel
      • 0.55% fail on Other body component
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.55% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 6.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (190% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.55% fail on Other components
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.55% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.55% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Condition