Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2005
46.1% pass rate
from 1,855 tests in 2017
(8.0% worse than other 2005 vans)
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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Position lamps (51% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 9.6% fail on Front lamps (59% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.27% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.054% fail on Switch
    • 8.9% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (29% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.054% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.7% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators (45% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps (42% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp (39% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 0.54% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.054% fail on Battery
  • 28% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
    • 7.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (25% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage condition
    • 6.6% fail on Front suspension joints (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Coil springs (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Condition (43% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Location
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Rear (200% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (68% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (68% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Macpherson strut (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Component mounting (96% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Subframe mounting (81% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.054% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.054% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.054% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.6% fail on Parking brake performance (50% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Rear wheels (29% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels (43% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (88% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.054% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components (70% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (78% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (49% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Components (48% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes (54% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.054% fail on Valves
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
    • 2.6% fail on ABS (75% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.054% fail on Fitment
    • 0.92% fail on Mechanical components (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Cable (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage
      • 0.054% fail on Lever
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components (76% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal (76% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers
    • 6.0% fail on Washers (44% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.65% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Steering (63% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering system (81% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 8.5% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.054% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
        • 0.054% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Drive system (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pump
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.054% fail on Steering control
      • 0.054% fail on Steering lock
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.054% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.81% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on System
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
    • 0.54% fail on Emissions (56% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Body condition (67% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.27% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.16% fail on Vehicle structure (87% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis (87% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.054% fail on Body security
    • 0.054% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.054% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.054% fail on Condition
    • 0.054% fail on Attachment