Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 1990
59.7% pass rate
from 196 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (54% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (82% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Component mounting (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Radius arms (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.51% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.51% fail on Rear
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.51% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.6% fail on Horn
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.51% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.51% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.51% fail on Lamp
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.1% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.51% fail on Reservoirs
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on ABS
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Cap
      • 0.51% fail on System
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.51% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.51% fail on Chassis
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.51% fail on Drivers
    • 0.51% fail on Load security
      • 0.51% fail on Bootlid
  • 4.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.51% fail on Free play
        • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate

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