Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2000
51.5% pass rate
from 4,425 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamp aim (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.045% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (20% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (59% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators (79% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Fog lamp (41% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Horn (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.045% fail on Hazard warning (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Lamp
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.023% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Presence
    • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.2% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Component mounting (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Spring mounting (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (29% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts (52% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.045% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings (72% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front (79% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Trailing arms (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on General condition
    • 0.023% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance (47% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.4% fail on Components
        • 5.2% fail on Pipes (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Hoses (85% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks
      • 0.068% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.068% fail on Operation
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (76% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.29% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
        • 0.068% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.068% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.023% fail on Lever
      • 0.023% fail on Cable
      • 0.023% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.023% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.023% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Emissions
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on Cap
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.090% fail on System
      • 0.023% fail on Hose
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.068% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.023% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 7.2% fail on Steering (54% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering system (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.95% fail on Power steering (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pipes and hoses (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Other components (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.068% fail on Steering control
      • 0.045% fail on Steering column
      • 0.023% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.045% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.023% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.023% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (34% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Passengers other (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
      • 0.090% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.99% fail on Chassis
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers
      • 0.068% fail on Passengers
    • 0.11% fail on Body security
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.023% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.023% fail on Load security
      • 0.023% fail on Access panel
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.63% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (60% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.023% fail on Hubs
  • 0.045% fail on Towbars
    • 0.045% fail on Towbar

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