Nissan Kubistar MOT Results

Registered in 2005
46.8% pass rate
from 528 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Kubistar is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
    • 7.4% fail on Springs (94% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.4% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 7.4% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-roll bar (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.76% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.57% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Dipswitch (9 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.76% fail on Horn
      • 0.57% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.19% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (44% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (46% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.38% fail on Brake linings (8 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.19% fail on Cable
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Lever (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.76% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.38% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Valves
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 13% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Steering linkage components (61% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Track rod end (70% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
    • 5.7% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
    • 0.38% fail on Steering play
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Condition of glass (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on View to rear
      • 0.76% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.38% fail on Driver's view
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 9.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.57% fail on Airbags (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Drivers airbag (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts (87% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 9.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Joints
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.57% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
    • 0.38% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.19% fail on Bracket
    • 0.38% fail on Body
      • 0.38% fail on Other body component
    • 0.19% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.19% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.19% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.38% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.57% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.57% fail on Noise suppression (20 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Sound deadening material (37 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates