Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 2007
58.0% pass rate
from 37,339 tests in 2020
(1.6% 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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (8.2% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp (7.7% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.021% fail on Matched pair (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0054% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (34% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (34% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Individual direction indicators (52% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on All direction indicators (76% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical equipment (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Battery(ies) (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.029% fail on Horn (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0054% fail on Switch (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.027% fail on Switch
    • 0.021% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.019% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0027% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0054% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0027% fail on All outline marker lamps
      • 0.0027% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 16% fail on Suspension (7.7% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (90% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.059% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.1% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Springs (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs (55% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Coil spring (55% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0080% fail on Mounting (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint (53% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Suspension arm (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Axle
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Sub-frames (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.048% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0027% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.013% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.0027% fail on Other components
  • 9.9% fail on Brakes (6.1% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (21% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.021% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.078% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (52% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Cable (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Lever
        • 0.016% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0027% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.0027% fail on Pivot
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (19% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (17% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (12% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (18% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (18% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0027% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0027% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0027% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Parking brake performance (28% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Rbt (27% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.064% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (40% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.019% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0054% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.083% fail on Brake performance not tested (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Electronic stability control (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Pedal (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems (36% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Brake fluid (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0027% fail on Servos
    • 0.094% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.046% fail on Flexible brake hoses (76% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
      • 0.0027% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0027% fail on Other braking system component
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Size/type (81% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility (6.4% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (8.9% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (20% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0027% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.078% fail on Condition of glass (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Windscreen (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet (92% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Pipe
      • 0.064% fail on System
      • 0.019% fail on Hose
      • 0.0080% fail on Tank (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0027% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.0080% fail on Prop shafts (94% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0080% fail on Joints (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Body (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component (92% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Panel
      • 0.0054% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.20% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.016% fail on Passenger's seat (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Driver's door (43% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0054% fail on Hinge
      • 0.037% fail on Front passenger's door (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Door condition (67% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Hinge
      • 0.035% fail on Other passenger's door (81% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Door condition (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.021% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0027% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.021% fail on Integral vehicle structure (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Chassis (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis condition (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Engine mounting condition (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0027% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0027% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.0027% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0027% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition (59% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Catalyst emissions (55% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested (49% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.032% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0027% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0027% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.016% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.50% fail on Compression ignition (68% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (73% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Emissions not tested (68% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.011% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0080% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0027% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Engine oil leaks (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0054% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0027% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.075% fail on Noise suppression (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Locking devices (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0054% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0027% fail on Other components
        • 0.0027% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.075% fail on Steering gear (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Steering rack (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
    • 0.027% fail on Steering play (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0054% fail on Power steering (97% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Operation (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0027% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.77% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0080% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0027% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.34% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0054% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.65% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0027% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.011% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0080% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0027% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0027% fail on Speed limiter
  • 0.0054% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0027% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0027% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0027% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0027% fail on Doors
      • 0.0027% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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