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Nissan Sunny MOT Results

61.9% pass rate
from 433 tests in 2020
(40% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 Sunny is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (92% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Joints
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Other passenger's door (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition
    • 0.92% fail on Chassis
      • 0.92% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.69% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.23% fail on Tank
    • 0.46% fail on Body
      • 0.46% fail on Panel
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.23% fail on Floor
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.23% fail on Cabs
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.46% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.46% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.92% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.92% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.69% fail on Lever
    • 0.69% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.23% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.23% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.92% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.46% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.46% fail on Horn
    • 0.46% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.23% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Linkage (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.92% fail on Springs
      • 0.46% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.23% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.23% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (98% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.46% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.46% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.23% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.23% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.5% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.69% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.46% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.23% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Hubs
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