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Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2007
49.8% pass rate
from 2,028 tests in 2017
(8.0% worse than other 2007 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 2007 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Position lamps
      • 8.7% fail on Front lamps (35% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps (42% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps
    • 9.3% fail on Stop lamp (26% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 8.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (25% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.049% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (43% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (43% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.099% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Lamp
      • 0.049% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp (37% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.35% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.099% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.099% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.0% fail on Suspension arms (88% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.3% fail on Front suspension joints (63% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
      • 0.59% fail on Rear
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Location
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Front drive shafts (69% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.89% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.049% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.049% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.84% fail on Front wheels (58% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (39% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (41% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes (43% better than other 2007 vans)
        • 0.69% fail on Hoses
        • 0.099% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.6% fail on ABS
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical components (180% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Cable (190% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Lever
      • 0.049% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.049% fail on Pivot
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (72% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 9.2% fail on Steering system (84% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 8.1% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (65% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Free play
        • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.049% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering
      • 0.44% fail on Operation
      • 0.099% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.049% fail on Drive system
      • 0.049% fail on Pump
      • 0.049% fail on Other components
    • 0.099% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.049% fail on Steering control
      • 0.049% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.049% fail on Universal joint
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
    • 0.049% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (47% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (110% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (90% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
      • 0.049% fail on Requirements
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (120% worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.54% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Body condition (78% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.099% fail on Drivers
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers
    • 0.049% fail on Body security
    • 0.049% fail on Load security
      • 0.049% fail on Tailgate
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN (85% worse than other 2007 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate (86% worse than other 2007 vans)
  • 0.89% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2007 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system (64% better than other 2007 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.099% fail on Tank
      • 0.099% fail on Cap
    • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.099% fail on Condition