Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 2006
55.9% pass rate
from 29,509 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0034% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (38% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on All direction indicators (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0034% fail on Switch
    • 0.52% fail on Electrical equipment (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Battery(ies) (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.030% fail on Horn (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.014% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.010% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0068% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0068% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0068% fail on Hazard warning (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Switch (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0034% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 18% fail on Suspension (8.0% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.3% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension arm (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (59% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring (59% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0034% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Axles (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Axle
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.037% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0034% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.058% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0068% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0068% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0068% fail on Suspension unit
  • 11% fail on Brakes (10% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Cable (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Lever
        • 0.010% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0034% fail on Rod
        • 0.0034% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.0034% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.0034% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0034% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (35% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (31% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (96% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0034% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (37% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0068% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0068% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance (38% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (38% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance (38% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (38% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.024% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.010% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0034% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.53% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (26% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (25% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance (24% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0068% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0068% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.088% fail on Brake performance not tested (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Electronic stability control (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Lever (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Pedal (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.085% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.051% fail on Flexible brake hoses (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0068% fail on Other components
      • 0.0034% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0034% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.0034% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.0034% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (10% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.085% fail on Size/type (70% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (17% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Driver's view (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on View to rear
      • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0068% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet (84% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Transmission (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0034% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.017% fail on Prop shafts (90% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on System
      • 0.047% fail on Pipe
      • 0.024% fail on Tank (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Hose
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
      • 0.047% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.044% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0034% fail on Catch
    • 0.27% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Panel
      • 0.0034% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.091% fail on Seats (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0034% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.030% fail on Integral vehicle structure (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Chassis (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Chassis condition (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting condition (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0068% fail on Boot lid (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0034% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.0034% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0034% fail on Safety device
    • 0.0034% fail on Load security
      • 0.0034% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0034% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0034% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (41% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Catalyst emissions (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested (53% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0034% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.73% fail on Compression ignition (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (24% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Emissions not tested (63% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (69% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.010% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0068% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0068% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0034% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.091% fail on Noise suppression (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Track rod end (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0034% fail on Other components
        • 0.0034% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.091% fail on Steering gear (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Steering rack (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.037% fail on Steering play (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Steering box
    • 0.034% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0034% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0034% fail on Operation
  • 0.88% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0034% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.020% fail on Airbags
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0034% fail on Hubs
  • 0.010% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0068% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0034% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0034% fail on Speed limiter
  • 0.0034% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0034% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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