Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2010
73.4% pass rate
from 1,563 tests in 2020
(23% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (52% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual direction indicators (66% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.064% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.064% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (66% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.064% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.064% fail on Cable
        • 0.064% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.064% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.90% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.51% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.064% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.45% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.45% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.064% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.064% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.064% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (54% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.77% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.51% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.064% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.90% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.38% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Joints (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.064% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.064% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.064% fail on Body
      • 0.064% fail on Other body component
    • 0.064% fail on Doors
      • 0.064% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.064% fail on Door condition
    • 0.064% fail on Undertray
  • 0.77% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Exhaust emissions (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Compression ignition (68% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.064% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.064% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.064% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.064% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.064% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.26% fail on Spark ignition (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.064% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.064% fail on Undertray
    • 0.064% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.64% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.58% fail on Attachment
    • 0.064% fail on Condition
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.064% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.064% fail on Pre-tensioners
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