Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2004
45.7% pass rate
from 1,649 tests in 2017
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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (28% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 8.7% fail on Front lamps (42% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (48% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (38% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Lamp (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.24% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.061% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.061% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.061% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (54% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (54% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps (44% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
        • 0.061% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 29% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
    • 8.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (28% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (53% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 4.9% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Coil springs (57% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Condition (61% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.5% fail on Front
      • 0.67% fail on Rear
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (57% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Front drive shafts (51% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (51% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Component mounting (79% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.3% fail on Parking brake performance (37% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components (68% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (98% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.49% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (55% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Components (53% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes (52% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.18% fail on Valves (88% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.061% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.061% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.061% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on ABS (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical components (200% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Lever
    • 0.85% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components (83% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal (83% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip (79% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 17% fail on Driver's view of the road (47% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 11% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.91% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Steering (62% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (70% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 8.2% fail on Track rod end (99% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Free play
        • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering
      • 0.85% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Pump
    • 0.24% fail on Steering control
      • 0.18% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.061% fail on Steering column
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 2.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Cap
      • 0.36% fail on Tank
      • 0.36% fail on System
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe
    • 0.79% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions (73% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.061% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (69% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition (67% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
    • 0.18% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.061% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.061% fail on Chassis
    • 0.061% fail on Body security
    • 0.061% fail on Load security
      • 0.061% fail on Loading door
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Towbars
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar