Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2005
56.9% pass rate
from 7,233 tests in 2017
(4.3% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (77% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front lamps (88% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamps (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.097% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.055% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.014% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Battery (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Individual lamps (93% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on All direction indicators (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Fog lamp (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.055% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.041% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.041% fail on Lamp
    • 0.028% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 15% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Rear (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Front (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Front drive shafts (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Constant velocity joints (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Component mounting (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Sub-frames (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.028% fail on Torsion bars (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 12% fail on Brakes (9.1% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance (21% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front wheels (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.028% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.028% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.041% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.041% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.3% fail on ABS (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Fitment (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake control components (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Components (97% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.083% fail on Hoses (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Pipes
        • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.055% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
      • 0.028% fail on Leaks (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Mechanical components (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Cable (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Lever
      • 0.014% fail on Pivot
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres (10% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.083% fail on Mirrors (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Steering (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.069% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.014% fail on Free play
        • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.014% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Other components (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drive system
      • 0.014% fail on Rams
    • 0.28% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.055% fail on Pipe
      • 0.055% fail on Cap (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Tank
    • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested (53% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.75% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Attachment (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Condition
  • 0.55% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Passengers other (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Drivers
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.055% fail on Seats (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers
    • 0.028% fail on Vehicle structure (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Chassis (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Body security
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