Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 1994
63.0% pass rate
from 513 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 9.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.39% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 0.97% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.97% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.19% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.39% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.39% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (82% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.19% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.6% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.39% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.39% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 0.78% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.58% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.78% fail on Body
      • 0.78% fail on Panel
    • 0.58% fail on Chassis
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.58% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.19% fail on Cabs
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.19% fail on Undertray
  • 8.4% fail on Steering (87% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.19% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Rams
    • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.19% fail on Steering play
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.97% fail on Rbt
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.58% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt
          • 0.58% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Valves
    • 0.97% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.97% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.78% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.78% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.78% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.39% fail on Pedal
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.78% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.39% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Catalytic converter (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.97% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Airbags
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment

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