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Nissan Kubistar MOT Results

Registered in 2008
47.4% pass rate
from 323 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Kubistar is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.93% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.93% fail on Switch
    • 0.31% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.0% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 8.0% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 7.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.31% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.62% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.62% fail on Cable
    • 3.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (200% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.93% fail on Lever
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.62% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.31% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.31% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.31% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 14% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 9.0% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.6% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
    • 0.31% fail on Steering play
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.93% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.62% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.62% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 7.4% fail on Washers (81% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on View to rear
      • 0.93% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.8% fail on Joints
        • 0.31% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.93% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.62% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Condition