Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2009
76.5% pass rate
from 3,508 tests in 2017
(28% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Rear lamps (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.057% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.057% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.057% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.029% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.029% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.029% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.029% fail on Lamp
    • 0.029% fail on Horn
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (79% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.057% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front wheels (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Components (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.029% fail on Pipes
      • 0.086% fail on Leaks
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.057% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Size/type
    • 0.086% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.1% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage condition (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment
    • 0.77% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
      • 0.11% fail on Front
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front drive shafts (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Constant velocity joints (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.057% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 0.057% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.057% fail on Cap
      • 0.029% fail on System
    • 0.057% fail on Emissions (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.40% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Steering system (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.029% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.057% fail on Power steering
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.029% fail on Operation
    • 0.057% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.029% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.20% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.029% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
  • 0.086% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Body condition
    • 0.029% fail on Doors
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.029% fail on Towbars
    • 0.029% fail on Towbar
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