Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2009
53.3% pass rate
from 1,051 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2009 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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (62% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (91% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.095% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.095% fail on Switch
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (26% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.095% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.095% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.095% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.095% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Lamp
      • 0.095% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.095% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.0% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (53% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (55% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (55% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.095% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.095% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.57% fail on Front
      • 0.29% fail on Rear
    • 0.86% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Trailing arms (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment
    • 0.095% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.095% fail on Spring mounting
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance (48% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.38% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.095% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components
      • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (48% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.4% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.095% fail on Lever
      • 0.095% fail on Pivot
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.095% fail on Fitment
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal
        • 0.38% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.29% fail on ABS
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 9.5% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.095% fail on Free play
        • 0.095% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.095% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.095% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.095% fail on Other components
        • 0.095% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
      • 0.095% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.095% fail on Steering operation
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.095% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.29% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.29% fail on Body condition
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.095% fail on Passengers
    • 0.095% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.095% fail on Chassis
    • 0.095% fail on Load security
      • 0.095% fail on Loading door
    • 0.095% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.67% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on System
      • 0.095% fail on Tank
      • 0.095% fail on Cap
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system (87% better than other 2009 vans)
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on Attachment
  • 0.095% fail on Towbars
    • 0.095% fail on Towbar