Nissan Kubistar MOT Results

Registered in 2005
42.1% pass rate
from 579 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2005 vans)
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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Kubistar is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 9.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 8.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Tell tales (18 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.6% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 0.35% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 29% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 9.5% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 9.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage condition (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.86% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment
    • 7.1% fail on Suspension arms (56% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.4% fail on Front suspension joints (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.69% fail on Rear
      • 0.52% fail on Front
    • 0.69% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Component mounting
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.35% fail on Hoses
        • 0.35% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.35% fail on Valves
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 3.1% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.35% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
        • 0.35% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.35% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.35% fail on Cable
  • 12% fail on Steering (92% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (66% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Free play
        • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.86% fail on Power steering
      • 0.69% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.69% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 9.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Drivers airbag (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Hose
      • 0.17% fail on System
    • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.52% fail on Body condition (81% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Towbars
    • 0.17% fail on Towbar
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition