Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 1989
62.8% pass rate
from 121 tests in 2017
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.83% fail on Battery
    • 0.83% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.8% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.83% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.83% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.83% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.83% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.83% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.83% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.5% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
  • 5.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 3.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.83% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate

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