Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 1995
60.1% pass rate
from 908 tests in 2020
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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Individual direction indicators (80% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (89% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (89% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.4% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.11% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.88% fail on Body
      • 0.66% fail on Other body component
      • 0.22% fail on Panel
    • 0.44% fail on Integral vehicle structure (75% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (75% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Tank
      • 0.22% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.44% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.22% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.44% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.11% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pedal (200% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.77% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.77% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.66% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.55% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.11% fail on Valves
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.22% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.33% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.22% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.44% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.44% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.6% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.22% fail on Axles
      • 0.22% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Springs (79% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.11% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 7.7% fail on Steering (76% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.55% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (57% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (97% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.66% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.11% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.11% fail on Speed limiter

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