Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2006
48.2% pass rate
from 1,865 tests in 2017
(6.4% worse than other 2006 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 2006 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (43% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 10% fail on Front lamps (62% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (29% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.054% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps (51% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.054% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Battery (88% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 26% fail on Suspension (19% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 10.0% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 9.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.4% fail on Front suspension joints (150% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
      • 0.054% fail on Location
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.97% fail on Rear (94% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (68% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts (70% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.75% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (105 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (97% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.054% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.054% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.054% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.054% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
  • 21% fail on Brakes (13% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (33% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (90% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Rear wheels (50% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels (38% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.5% fail on Hub components (83% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.59% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (51% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (51% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes (54% better than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.70% fail on Hoses
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.054% fail on Valves
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
    • 2.6% fail on ABS (98% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake (64% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.97% fail on Mechanical components (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Cable (150% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.21% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.054% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers
    • 5.8% fail on Washers (43% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.054% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (45% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.4% fail on Steering (62% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (73% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Track rod end (88% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.48% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Free play
        • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.054% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
        • 0.054% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.86% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.054% fail on Steering control
      • 0.054% fail on Steering column
    • 0.054% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (170% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2006 vans)
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (64% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
      • 0.054% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.43% fail on Body condition (80% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers
    • 0.054% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.054% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.054% fail on Chassis
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (71% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on System
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
      • 0.054% fail on Tank
      • 0.054% fail on Pipe
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions (75% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.054% fail on Condition