Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2007
62.5% pass rate
from 5,741 tests in 2017
(5.3% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (8.8% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Position lamps (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front lamps (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.035% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.017% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.035% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.017% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.57% fail on Battery (67% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.035% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.035% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.017% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.017% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage condition (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Presence
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.70% fail on Rear (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front drive shafts (89% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Component mounting
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 5.0% fail on Hub components (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.28% fail on Brake calipers (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.017% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.75% fail on Front wheels (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.052% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.94% fail on ABS (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Anti-slip (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
      • 0.035% fail on Components (98% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Pipes
        • 0.017% fail on Hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.052% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Cable
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Size/type
    • 0.070% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.035% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pump
    • 0.70% fail on Steering system (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.035% fail on Free play
        • 0.035% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.99% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Tank
      • 0.035% fail on Cap
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on Pipe
      • 0.017% fail on System
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 0.42% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Requirements
      • 0.035% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.26% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.070% fail on Doors (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers other (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Speedometer (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Body security
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