Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 1993
66.7% pass rate
from 402 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.2% fail on Transmission (91% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Joints
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.00% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.00% fail on Chassis
      • 1.00% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.00% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.50% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.50% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Panel
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
    • 0.25% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.25% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.25% fail on Cabs
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (65% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.75% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.25% fail on Springs
      • 0.25% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.25% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.25% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.00% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.75% fail on Pedal
      • 0.75% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.00% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.75% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.75% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.75% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.75% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.75% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.50% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.25% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.25% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering gear (190% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.50% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.00% fail on Washers (73% better than other 1993 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.75% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plates

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