Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2006
57.7% pass rate
from 6,094 tests in 2020
(5.8% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamps (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Position lamp (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.59% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.049% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.49% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.033% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.033% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.016% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins and bushes (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.97% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.62% fail on Other suspension component (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.44% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.066% fail on Sub-frames (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.033% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (80% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.098% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.098% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.39% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (sp) (43% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance (47% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.066% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.016% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Lever (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Cable
        • 0.016% fail on Pivot
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.098% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.066% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.082% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.066% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on Bonnet (83% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition (64% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Catalyst emissions (71% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested (62% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.016% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (35% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (35% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.033% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.033% fail on Undertray
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Transmission (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.016% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.016% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.016% fail on Joints
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.098% fail on Pipe
      • 0.049% fail on Hose
      • 0.033% fail on System
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.21% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.066% fail on Panel
      • 0.066% fail on Other body component
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.066% fail on Door condition
      • 0.033% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
      • 0.016% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
    • 0.082% fail on Chassis
      • 0.082% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.066% fail on Integral vehicle structure (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Seats (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
      • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.016% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 2.5% fail on Steering (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering component
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.033% fail on Rams
      • 0.016% fail on Pump
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.066% fail on Steering play
      • 0.066% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.67% fail on Attachment (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Condition
  • 0.67% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Requirements
    • 0.23% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates
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