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Nissan Primastar MOT Results

Registered in 2014
57.0% pass rate
from 867 tests in 2020
(50% worse than other 2014 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 2014 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Primastar is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp (77% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning (14 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Switch (14 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.58% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Horn
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.58% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes (60% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 6.1% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.35% fail on Cable
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.81% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.58% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.58% fail on Pedal
    • 0.46% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.35% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.35% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
  • 10% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.12% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.9% fail on Visibility (73% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.7% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Steering linkage components (6 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 9.3% fail on Track rod end (7 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.35% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.23% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.0% fail on Transmission
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Joints
    • 1.0% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Front passenger's door (19 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (20 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Body
      • 0.23% fail on Other body component
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.69% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.46% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Airbags
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.12% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment