Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2002
44.4% pass rate
from 63 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2002 vans)
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.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 14% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 13% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (11 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
    • 7.9% fail on Springs (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 7.9% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (33% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (48% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.2% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Stop lamp (37% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (82% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (11% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (21% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Hazard warning (13 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (16% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (16% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (14% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Brakes (7.2% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (16% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (14% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (36% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% better than other 2002 vans)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4.0% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (53% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.6% fail on Cable
    • 3.2% fail on Load sensing valves (38% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.6% fail on Pedal
  • 17% fail on Visibility (70% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 9.5% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (16% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.6% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.6% fail on View to rear
      • 1.6% fail on Mirrors
  • 14% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 14% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 13% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.6% fail on Steering column
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (17% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission (4.7% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Prop shafts (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Joints
    • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (13% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (14% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Tank
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth (31% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (28% worse than other 2002 vans)
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp