Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 2011
71.5% pass rate
from 10,321 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (89% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Flashing type (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Side repeaters (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Individual lamps (54% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (26% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0097% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0097% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0097% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.14% fail on Battery
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0097% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.087% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.048% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
      • 0.019% fail on Tell tale (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0097% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0097% fail on Horn
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.068% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (26% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components (16% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.039% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.78% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear wheels (41% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.068% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic systems (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Components (92% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Pipes (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0097% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0097% fail on Operation
    • 0.048% fail on ABS
    • 0.029% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.029% fail on Pedal
        • 0.029% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.019% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 2.0% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (81% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.43% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Location
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.078% fail on Front
      • 0.029% fail on Rear
    • 0.058% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Front drive shafts (91% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Constant velocity joints (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0097% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.039% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Suspension arms (97% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (97% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0097% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0097% fail on Condition
    • 0.0097% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0097% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0097% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Registration plates and VIN (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate (42% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.068% fail on Body condition
    • 0.039% fail on Doors
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.039% fail on Seats
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0097% fail on Passengers
    • 0.019% fail on Body security
  • 0.16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Fuel system (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Cap
      • 0.0097% fail on System
    • 0.019% fail on Emissions (89% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.087% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.068% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0097% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Steering system (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0097% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0097% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.019% fail on Power steering
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0097% fail on Operation
    • 0.0097% fail on Locking devices
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