Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2007
60.0% pass rate
from 6,000 tests in 2020
(8.0% 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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (7.4% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamps (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (18% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.43% fail on Battery(ies) (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.017% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.017% fail on Horn
    • 0.32% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.083% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.0% fail on Suspension arms (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.17% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.050% fail on Sub-frames (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Sub-frame (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.033% fail on Springs (99% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance (51% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.050% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (50% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.87% fail on Brake discs and drums (33% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Brake discs (34% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.067% fail on Cable
        • 0.050% fail on Lever
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Electronic stability control (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.45% fail on Lever
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.033% fail on Master cylinder (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on Rigid brake pipes (98% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.033% fail on Other components
    • 0.017% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.017% fail on Leaks
    • 0.017% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.017% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Visibility (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.083% fail on View to rear
      • 0.083% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.017% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested (62% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (43% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (69% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Transmission (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Joints (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.033% fail on Pipe
      • 0.017% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.083% fail on Doors (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
      • 0.033% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
    • 0.067% fail on Body
      • 0.033% fail on Panel
      • 0.017% fail on Body condition
      • 0.017% fail on Other body component
    • 0.050% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.050% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.050% fail on Seats
      • 0.033% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.017% fail on Chassis
      • 0.017% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.017% fail on Towbar
      • 0.017% fail on Safety device
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pipes and hoses (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Other components (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pump
      • 0.017% fail on Rams
    • 0.70% fail on Steering linkage components (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Locking devices (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Steering box
    • 0.050% fail on Steering play
      • 0.050% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.017% fail on Steering shaft
  • 0.68% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.067% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Requirements
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on Condition
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