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Nissan Kubistar MOT Results

Registered in 2004
45.6% pass rate
from 491 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 Kubistar is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Springs (96% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 7.3% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.81% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (57% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (56% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.20% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.20% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Pedal
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.20% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.61% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Steering (54% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 5.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 5.5% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Operation
      • 0.41% fail on Other components
    • 0.41% fail on Steering play
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack
  • 9.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.7% fail on Transmission
      • 6.7% fail on Drive shafts (65% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 6.7% fail on Joints (67% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.41% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.41% fail on Carrier
    • 0.41% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.41% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
    • 0.20% fail on Undertray
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 6.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Size/type
  • 8.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Airbags
      • 0.41% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 4.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.41% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.20% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.41% fail on Noise suppression (14 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Sound deadening material (22 times worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Condition