Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 1991
61.3% pass rate
from 382 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (46% worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (93% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Drive shafts (92% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Front drive shafts (91% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (94% worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Trailing arms (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Tie bars/rods (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.26% fail on Front
      • 0.26% fail on Rear
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.52% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.79% fail on Battery
    • 0.79% fail on Horn
    • 0.52% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.26% fail on Lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.26% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.9% fail on Components
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
      • 0.79% fail on Leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components
      • 0.79% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
        • 0.52% fail on Anti-slip
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (75% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.79% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Cap
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.52% fail on Free play
        • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Operation
      • 0.52% fail on Other components
    • 0.79% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering control
      • 0.26% fail on Steering column
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.26% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.26% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.26% fail on Chassis
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate

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