Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 1994
57.8% pass rate
from 631 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.32% fail on Drive shafts
    • 8.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.1% fail on Component mounting (56% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Trailing arms (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.79% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.63% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.32% fail on Front
      • 0.32% fail on Rear
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (76% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (69% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp (61% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.9% fail on Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.95% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Cap
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (56% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Components (51% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes
        • 0.63% fail on Hoses
        • 0.16% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
    • 0.79% fail on Hub components
      • 0.79% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on ABS
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (50% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (89% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.1% fail on Steering
    • 6.5% fail on Steering system (55% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Rams
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.79% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Chassis
    • 0.79% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers
    • 0.63% fail on Doors
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers
    • 0.32% fail on Body security
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (46% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts (45% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (52% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
    • 0.16% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition

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