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Nissan Sunny MOT Results

56.1% pass rate
from 508 tests in 2017
(50% 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.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.59% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front drive shafts (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Couplings
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.98% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.20% fail on Front
      • 0.20% fail on Rear
    • 0.20% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.79% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.59% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.1% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Hoses
      • 0.59% fail on Leaks
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Hub components
      • 0.39% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (60% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
    • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (76% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Doors (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.59% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.20% fail on Body security
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Free play
        • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
    • 0.39% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.20% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.20% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
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