Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 1990
71.4% pass rate
from 175 tests in 2020
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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 6.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.57% fail on Springs
      • 0.57% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.57% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.57% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.57% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.7% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.57% fail on Lever
    • 0.57% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.57% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.57% fail on Brake pads
  • 8.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.4% fail on Transmission
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.57% fail on Chassis
      • 0.57% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.57% fail on Body
      • 0.57% fail on Panel
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (61% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.57% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.57% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates

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