Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 2007
61.4% pass rate
from 33,524 tests in 2017
(2.6% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Rear lamps (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0030% fail on Switch
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (16% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (87% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0060% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.092% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0060% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.018% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0060% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual lamps (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on All direction indicators (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0030% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0030% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Battery (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0089% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.042% fail on Horn (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0089% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0089% fail on Switch
    • 0.012% fail on Rear reflectors (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0030% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 13% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (34% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage condition (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Presence (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Location (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front drive shafts (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Constant velocity joints (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0030% fail on Couplings
    • 0.21% fail on Front suspension joints (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Rear (94% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
      • 0.0030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.072% fail on Macpherson strut (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Trailing arms (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Fluid suspension (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Suspension unit (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Component mounting (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Sub-frames (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.012% fail on Axles
      • 0.0060% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.0030% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0030% fail on King pins
    • 0.0089% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0089% fail on Condition
    • 0.0060% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0030% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0030% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (7.5% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Size/type (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0030% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (18% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.075% fail on Brake calipers (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Brake back plates (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0030% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (41% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Front wheels (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake performance not tested (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.3% fail on ABS (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake (19% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability system (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Components (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses (63% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.018% fail on Pipes (99% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Valves (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Leaks (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
      • 0.012% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Service brake control components (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Anti-slip (64% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0089% fail on Condition
      • 0.0030% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.0030% fail on Cable
    • 0.012% fail on Mechanical components (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Lever
      • 0.0060% fail on Cable (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0030% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0030% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0030% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.024% fail on Bonnet (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Emissions (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.060% fail on Pipe (95% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Tank
      • 0.0030% fail on Hose
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (50% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.60% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
      • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0030% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0030% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.26% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0030% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.60% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering system (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Free play (71% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Steering arm (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Drag link end (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.021% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.018% fail on Power steering (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0060% fail on Operation (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0030% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.012% fail on Steering control (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0030% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.48% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Passengers (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Doors (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Passengers front (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Passengers other (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Body security
    • 0.0089% fail on Engine mountings (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Load security
      • 0.0060% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0030% fail on Access panel
    • 0.0030% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0030% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0030% fail on Chassis
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2007 cars)
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