Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.7% pass rate
from 6,578 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps (15% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps (33% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps (45% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (25% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (23% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.015% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters (52% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.030% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.061% fail on Switch
      • 0.046% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.61% fail on Battery (46% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.076% fail on Hazard warning (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Switch
      • 0.030% fail on Lamp
    • 0.076% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas (23% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Component mounting (22% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Trailing arms (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment (85% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Presence
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Condition (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints (29% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers (44% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Condition (44% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Coil springs (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Location
    • 0.50% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear (71% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on General condition
    • 0.015% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Brakes (8.0% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Front wheels (51% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (21% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake imbalance (47% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (44% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes (24% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses (82% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.32% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.046% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.015% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.9% fail on ABS (38% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake (47% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition (46% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.091% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.061% fail on Cable
      • 0.015% fail on Stationary pin
    • 0.015% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (9.3% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system (19% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Emissions (15% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.076% fail on Tank
      • 0.030% fail on Hose
      • 0.030% fail on System (89% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (19% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.56% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Steering (30% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Steering system (20% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.030% fail on Free play
        • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.030% fail on Lock stop (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Operation (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Rams
      • 0.015% fail on Drive system
    • 0.23% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.015% fail on Steering control
      • 0.015% fail on Steering lock
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (38% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.061% fail on Requirements
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (29% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Seats (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers
    • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Chassis (56% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.076% fail on Body security
    • 0.061% fail on Load security
      • 0.061% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.030% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Condition
  • 0.015% fail on Towbars
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar

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