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Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2010
47.6% pass rate
from 573 tests in 2020
(25% worse than other 2010 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 2010 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.52% fail on Horn
      • 0.35% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.87% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.52% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (52% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Springs (72% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.70% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.52% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (16 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Axles
      • 0.17% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (55% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.35% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Linkage
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.87% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid
  • 13% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 13% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering play
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
  • 9.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 7.2% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Joints
    • 0.87% fail on Doors
      • 0.87% fail on Front passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.87% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Towbar
      • 0.17% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
    • 0.17% fail on Load security
      • 0.17% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.17% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.17% fail on Undertray
  • 9.2% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.35% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Size/type (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.35% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (84% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.87% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.17% fail on Undertray
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (93% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Airbags (9 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers airbag (10 times worse than other 2010 vans)
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment