Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2011
51.9% pass rate
from 1,091 tests in 2017
(28% worse than other 2011 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 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (46% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 9.2% fail on Front lamps (65% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (25% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.092% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.92% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.37% fail on Individual lamps (77% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.092% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.092% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Suspension (66% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 9.9% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 9.8% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 9.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.092% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.64% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (99% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Front (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 1.0% fail on Trailing arms (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.092% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.092% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.092% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.092% fail on Component mounting
  • 15% fail on Brakes (45% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance (81% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components
      • 4.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (98% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Components (94% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes (85% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.82% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.092% fail on Leaks
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on ABS
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.092% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.092% fail on Power steering
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
  • 9.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (54% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.46% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.092% fail on Size/type
    • 0.092% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.82% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Passengers front (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
    • 0.46% fail on Body condition
    • 0.27% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers
    • 0.092% fail on Load security
      • 0.092% fail on Loading door
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.73% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
      • 0.092% fail on Requirements
    • 0.64% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.55% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.092% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.55% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.092% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.092% fail on Tank
    • 0.092% fail on Emissions not tested