Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2008
68.4% pass rate
from 3,953 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.025% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.025% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.025% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.025% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Battery
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type (80% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters (57% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.051% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.025% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.025% fail on Horn
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.025% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.025% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.81% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Fitment
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Components (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
      • 0.025% fail on Leaks
    • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.15% fail on ABS
    • 0.076% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.076% fail on Cable
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.71% fail on Rear (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front drive shafts (88% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Component mounting
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.025% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.025% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.78% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Steering system (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.025% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.025% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.076% fail on Other components
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Locking devices (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Hubs
  • 0.48% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.051% fail on Fuel system (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Cap
      • 0.025% fail on System
  • 0.28% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
      • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.10% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers
    • 0.025% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.025% fail on Body condition
    • 0.025% fail on Doors
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers

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