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Nissan Silvia MOT Results

64.6% pass rate
from 79 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 Silvia is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.9% fail on Headlamp (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.3% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses
        • 1.3% fail on Cylinders
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
        • 1.3% fail on Anti-slip
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.9% fail on Suspension
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.1% fail on Steering
    • 5.1% fail on Steering system
      • 5.1% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Emissions
    • 2.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Pipe
      • 1.3% fail on Cap
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition