Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 1995
49.1% pass rate
from 114 tests in 2020
(35% worse than other 1995 cars)
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Brakes (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 24% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 18% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.88% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.88% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.88% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.88% fail on Linkage
    • 3.5% fail on Parking brake control (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.88% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.88% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.88% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.88% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.88% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.88% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.88% fail on Axles
      • 0.88% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.88% fail on Springs
      • 0.88% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.88% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.4% fail on Transmission
      • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.4% fail on Joints
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.88% fail on Chassis
      • 0.88% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.88% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.88% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.88% fail on Seats
      • 0.88% fail on Driver's seat
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.88% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.88% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.88% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.88% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.88% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 3.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 0.88% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.88% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.88% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.88% fail on Drag link end

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