Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 1998
49.5% pass rate
from 802 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp (41% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps (78% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp (84% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (78% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.87% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.62% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
  • 23% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (85% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels (61% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.00% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.9% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses (87% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.37% fail on Leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.12% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.50% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Condition
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas (57% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Component mounting (55% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.00% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.87% fail on Rear
      • 0.12% fail on Front
    • 1.00% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.00% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (87% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.7% fail on Emissions
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.50% fail on Cap
      • 0.12% fail on Hose
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on System
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.75% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.50% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
    • 0.25% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Passengers other (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.62% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.62% fail on Chassis
    • 0.25% fail on Body security
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.87% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Drive system
      • 0.12% fail on Rams
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment

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