Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2008
52.4% pass rate
from 1,402 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (32% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 9.5% fail on Front lamps (59% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.071% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (31% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Dipswitch (27 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.071% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.00% fail on Horn
    • 0.36% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.071% fail on Battery
  • 19% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (27% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Parking brake performance (59% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels (39% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.071% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Hub components
      • 5.2% fail on Brake pads (50% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.50% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.4% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.93% fail on Hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on ABS
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms (56% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
      • 0.071% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.4% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 0.36% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Front drive shafts (81% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.071% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.071% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers (37% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.71% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.071% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.071% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (91% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.071% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering
      • 0.50% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pump
    • 0.071% fail on Steering control
      • 0.071% fail on Steering column
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Size/type
    • 0.29% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.78% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.071% fail on Requirements
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (99% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers
      • 0.071% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.36% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.36% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.071% fail on Body security
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (88% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system (84% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
    • 0.071% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Towbars
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar