Honda Accord MOT Results

Registered in 2012
78.2% pass rate
from 1,351 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps (78% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.074% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.67% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.074% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.074% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.30% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.074% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.074% fail on Rbt
          • 0.074% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
    • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.074% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.074% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.074% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.074% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.074% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.074% fail on View to rear
      • 0.074% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes (19 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.074% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.37% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.074% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.074% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.81% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
    • 0.074% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.074% fail on Body
      • 0.074% fail on Other body component
    • 0.074% fail on Doors
      • 0.074% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.074% fail on Door condition
    • 0.074% fail on Seats
      • 0.074% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.67% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.22% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.074% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.074% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.074% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.074% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.074% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.074% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.074% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.30% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.15% fail on Locking devices (18 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.074% fail on Steering column
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 0.074% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.074% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.074% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.074% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
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