Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2000
49.8% pass rate
from 2,771 tests in 2020
(7.0% worse than other 2000 cars)
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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamps (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators (43% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (43% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.97% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.072% fail on Switch
    • 0.54% fail on Electrical equipment (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.036% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.036% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.036% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Sub-frame (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.072% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.036% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.036% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.036% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.036% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (43% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.36% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.036% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (53% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (54% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance (55% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (34% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (89% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (88% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
        • 0.036% fail on Lever
        • 0.036% fail on Linkage
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.036% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
      • 0.036% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Lever (71% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.14% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.14% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.036% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (48% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Catalytic converter (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.036% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.14% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.61% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.036% fail on NOx sensor
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
        • 0.036% fail on Catch
      • 0.036% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.036% fail on Door condition
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (39% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (36% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Joints (36% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.036% fail on Joints
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.072% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.072% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.97% fail on Chassis
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.072% fail on Tank
    • 0.47% fail on Bumpers (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.072% fail on Body (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Other body component
    • 0.072% fail on Cabs
      • 0.072% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.43% fail on View to rear
      • 0.43% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.9% fail on Steering (65% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Other components (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Pump
      • 0.072% fail on Rams
    • 0.72% fail on Steering linkage components (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.036% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.036% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.036% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Airbags
      • 0.072% fail on Passengers airbag (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment

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