Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 2000
53.2% pass rate
from 7,807 tests in 2017
(4.8% better than other 2000 cars)
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (5.8% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Stop lamp (40% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Rear lamps (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim (15% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (13% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (29% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.038% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.013% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters (58% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.013% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.91% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Fog lamp (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.051% fail on Switch
    • 0.60% fail on Battery (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.077% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.026% fail on Hazard warning (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Switch (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension (18% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Drive shafts (59% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front drive shafts (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Couplings
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.077% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.077% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Component mounting (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Subframe mounting (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Spring mounting (93% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Trailing arms (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Presence
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front (64% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Location
    • 0.24% fail on Radius arms (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Tie bars/rods (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.051% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Sub-frames (92% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on General condition
    • 0.013% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on Axle beam
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (18% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Front wheels (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.67% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.051% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (47% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Pipes (32% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Hoses (78% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.013% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.37% fail on Leaks
      • 0.090% fail on Operation
      • 0.051% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (23% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.013% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.013% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.6% fail on ABS (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Restricted movement (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Mechanical components (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Cable (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.013% fail on Pivot
    • 0.013% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.013% fail on Components
        • 0.013% fail on Pipes
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system (34% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.077% fail on Tank
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
      • 0.013% fail on System
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (16% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.026% fail on Free play
        • 0.026% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.026% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.013% fail on Steering box
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Operation (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Other components (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pipes and hoses (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Drive system
      • 0.038% fail on Rams
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Steering control
      • 0.038% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.026% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.013% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.051% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (36% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.077% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Prescribed areas (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Body condition (58% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.46% fail on Seats
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Passengers
    • 0.38% fail on Vehicle structure (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Chassis (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Load security (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Bootlid (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Access panel
      • 0.026% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.077% fail on Body security
    • 0.026% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.013% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Condition
  • 0.013% fail on Towbars
    • 0.013% fail on Towbar
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