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Nissan Patrol MOT Results

59.3% pass rate
from 54 tests in 2020
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 Patrol is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 7.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.7% fail on Electrical wiring (22 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Horn
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.9% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 20% fail on Suspension (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Springs (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Leaf springs (44 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Leaf spring (108 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Shackle bracket
        • 1.9% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 3.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Axles
      • 1.9% fail on Axle
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Body (18 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Panel (45 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 1.9% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.9% fail on Door condition
    • 1.9% fail on Boot lid
      • 1.9% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 1.9% fail on Decelerometer
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 1.9% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 3.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pedal
      • 1.9% fail on Hand lever
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.9% fail on Brake fluid
    • 3.7% fail on Load sensing valves (46 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 9.3% fail on Washers
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Attachment
      • 1.9% fail on Requirements
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 7.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.9% fail on Other components
    • 1.9% fail on Steering coupling
      • 1.9% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Size/type
Read the Honest John Review

  • Nissan Patrol 1997
    Big and tough off-roader that will get the job done, SWB and LWB, some are seven-seaters, better engines than the previous version.