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Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2012
57.2% pass rate
from 690 tests in 2017
(25% worse than other 2012 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 2012 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 (36% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 9.6% fail on Front lamps (55% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (31% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Lamp (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.87% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Horn
    • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Suspension (66% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (95% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.72% fail on Front
      • 0.58% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.43% fail on Trailing arms (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (97% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.87% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components
      • 4.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.29% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Components
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.58% fail on Hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
        • 1.0% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.43% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.29% fail on Cable
      • 0.14% fail on Lever
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on ABS
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.43% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Passengers front (32 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.29% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Body security
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.72% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
    • 0.58% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.58% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on System
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition