Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 1999
50.7% pass rate
from 2,635 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamp aim (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps (74% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp (76% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.076% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.076% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.038% fail on Matched pair
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.038% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (22% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (38% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (38% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.68% fail on All direction indicators (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.91% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.038% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.9% fail on Subframe mounting (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Component mounting (47% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (49% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts (49% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (50% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.038% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.038% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers (39% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.65% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (93% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.076% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 0.038% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.038% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels (27% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 5.4% fail on Pipes (28% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses (89% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.038% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.6% fail on ABS
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (74% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.038% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.038% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.038% fail on Cable
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Emissions
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.57% fail on Cap
      • 0.46% fail on Pipe (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.038% fail on Tank
      • 0.038% fail on Hose
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (49% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Steering system (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Steering damper
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Operation (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other components
      • 0.038% fail on Drive system
      • 0.038% fail on Pump
      • 0.038% fail on Rams
    • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.038% fail on Steering operation
  • 5.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
    • 0.038% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.038% fail on Body security
    • 0.038% fail on Load security
      • 0.038% fail on Access panel
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (54% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Condition

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