Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 2011
65.8% pass rate
from 12,143 tests in 2020
(13% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Side repeaters (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Individual direction indicators (34% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0082% fail on Switch
      • 0.0082% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0082% fail on Arm
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0082% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0082% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical equipment (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.016% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.016% fail on Horn (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0082% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0082% fail on Switch
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility (24% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Indirect vision devices (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.074% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0082% fail on Window
    • 0.0082% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (93% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (63% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers (28% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension arms (95% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint (97% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.016% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.016% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0082% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (14% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Size/type (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0082% fail on Linkage
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance (32% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt (32% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (54% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp) (50% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (71% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.091% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0082% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.099% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.049% fail on Pedal
    • 0.074% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Anti-lock braking system (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability control (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Parking brake control (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Lever (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.033% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0082% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.016% fail on Joints
    • 0.099% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.033% fail on Pipe
    • 0.049% fail on Doors
      • 0.025% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0082% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0082% fail on Hinge
      • 0.016% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0082% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0082% fail on Hinge
    • 0.041% fail on Body
      • 0.025% fail on Other body component
      • 0.016% fail on Body condition (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0082% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.033% fail on Undertray
    • 0.025% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0082% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0082% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0082% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0082% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.96% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust emissions (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.59% fail on Catalyst emissions (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.099% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (87% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0082% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.0082% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.041% fail on Fluid leaks (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.0082% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0082% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment (52% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering linkage components (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Track rod end (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.025% fail on Steering play
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0082% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0082% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0082% fail on Operation
  • 0.34% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
    • 0.033% fail on Airbags
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0082% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates (37% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.0082% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0082% fail on Speedometer
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