Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2006
60.5% pass rate
from 6,129 tests in 2017
(6.2% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (8.1% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Position lamps (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Front lamps (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.082% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.033% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.065% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.033% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.016% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.033% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.016% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Battery (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Fog lamp (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 0.49% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.033% fail on Switch
        • 0.016% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.082% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.082% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.033% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Rear
      • 0.13% fail on Front (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front drive shafts (89% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Component mounting (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Location
    • 0.033% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.016% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.016% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Front wheels (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.065% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (54% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake calipers (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.5% fail on ABS (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
      • 0.098% fail on Components (96% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Hoses (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.016% fail on Pipes
        • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.098% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.049% fail on Cable
      • 0.033% fail on Lever
      • 0.016% fail on Relay lever
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.065% fail on Mirrors (74% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Rams (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Pump
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.033% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.20% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Emissions (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pipe
      • 0.049% fail on System (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Tank
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.46% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.016% fail on Halfshafts
  • 0.24% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.049% fail on Chassis
    • 0.049% fail on Seats
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.016% fail on Doors
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
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