Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 2006
58.4% pass rate
from 27,521 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Rear lamps (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0073% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Individual lamps (51% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.65% fail on Battery (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Fog lamp (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.055% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.025% fail on Hazard warning (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0073% fail on Switch (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.015% fail on Rear reflectors (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0036% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 16% fail on Suspension (3.9% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Front suspension joints (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front drive shafts (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Couplings
      • 0.0036% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0036% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Rear (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.098% fail on Trailing arms (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Sub-frames (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment
    • 0.036% fail on Fluid suspension (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Suspension unit (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Component mounting (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Subframe mounting (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.011% fail on Axles
      • 0.0073% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.0036% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.0036% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0036% fail on Condition
    • 0.0036% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.087% fail on Brake back plates (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake linings (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Front wheels (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake performance not tested (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.5% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Electronic stability system (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Components (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Hoses (41% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0036% fail on Servos
      • 0.033% fail on Leaks (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Operation (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Restricted movement (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Service brake control components (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pedal (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Anti-slip (63% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Mechanical components (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Lever
      • 0.015% fail on Cable (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0036% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0036% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0036% fail on Components
        • 0.0036% fail on Pipes
    • 0.0036% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0036% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth (7.0% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Size/type (69% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (10% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.018% fail on Bonnet (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0036% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (54% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on Cap (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.051% fail on Pipe
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested (58% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.80% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (23% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition
    • 0.058% fail on Body security (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Seats (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0073% fail on Passengers (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Engine mountings (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0073% fail on Vehicle structure (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Chassis (91% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Load security
      • 0.0036% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0036% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0036% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.77% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Steering system (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Steering rack (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Steering arm (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Free play (87% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Steering rack (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0036% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0036% fail on Other components
        • 0.0036% fail on Steering component
    • 0.058% fail on Locking devices (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.029% fail on Power steering (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Operation (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Steering control (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0036% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.70% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0073% fail on Requirements (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0036% fail on Belt(s)/padding
      • 0.0036% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.70% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2006 cars)
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