Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2002
43.5% pass rate
from 92 tests in 2017
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 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
  • 32% fail on Suspension
    • 9.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 9.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 7.6% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 4.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.2% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.2% fail on Front
    • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 8.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.4% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 3.3% fail on Valves
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.1% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake calipers
  • 17% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 14% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Steering arm (11 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering control (10 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering column
      • 1.1% fail on Steering coupling
        • 1.1% fail on Universal joint
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 11% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 3.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Tank