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Nissan PAO MOT Results

71.2% pass rate
from 59 tests in 2017
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Nissan PAO is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Steering
    • 8.5% fail on Steering system
      • 6.8% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 3.4% fail on Power steering (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 1.7% fail on Other components
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 3.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.7% fail on Panhard rods
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.8% fail on Emissions
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis