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Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2002
46.7% pass rate
from 92 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 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.5% fail on Hazard warning (14 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Switch (14 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.3% fail on Horn
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.1% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 28% fail on Suspension
    • 16% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 15% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 6.5% fail on Springs
      • 6.5% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 6.5% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 26% fail on Brakes
    • 23% fail on Brake performance (83% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt
          • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 4.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 8.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (160% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 3.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 3.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.3% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 20% fail on Visibility (83% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 13% fail on Washers (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 8.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Driver's view
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Steering
    • 8.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 7.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.1% fail on Steering wheel
    • 1.1% fail on Steering play
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (65% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Transmission
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.3% fail on Joints
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.2% fail on Road Wheels (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)