Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 2010
69.6% pass rate
from 16,410 tests in 2017
(4.5% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Individual lamps (76% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on All direction indicators (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.073% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.067% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0061% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.012% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.15% fail on Battery
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0061% fail on Switch
    • 0.091% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.043% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.018% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0061% fail on Switch
    • 0.0061% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0061% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Size/type (77% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (11% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0061% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.012% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.012% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.98% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear wheels (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front wheels (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Components (78% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Reservoirs (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Hoses (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Leaks
    • 0.067% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.055% fail on ABS (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Service brake control components (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pedal (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Anti-slip (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Electronic stability system (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0061% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0061% fail on Components
        • 0.0061% fail on Hoses
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage condition (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Attachment
    • 0.82% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Shock absorbers (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.030% fail on Rear (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension arms (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Front drive shafts (89% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.037% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Front suspension joints (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Trailing arms (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0061% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0061% fail on Axles
      • 0.0061% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.0061% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 0.51% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.079% fail on System
      • 0.037% fail on Pipe
      • 0.024% fail on Cap (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Emissions not tested (62% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.043% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0061% fail on Halfshafts
  • 0.22% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Free play
        • 0.0061% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0061% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0061% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0061% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.20% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Body condition
    • 0.073% fail on Doors
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0061% fail on Drivers
    • 0.037% fail on Seats
      • 0.037% fail on Drivers
    • 0.012% fail on Body security
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.061% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2010 cars)
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