Honda Civic MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.0% pass rate
from 17,057 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Civic is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.012% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (75% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.064% fail on Brake discs and drums (72% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Brake discs (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (51% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.064% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.012% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0059% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.0059% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.047% fail on Pedal
    • 0.029% fail on Parking brake control (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Lever (66% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.012% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0059% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.018% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.012% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility (22% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (24% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Washers
    • 0.082% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.053% fail on View to rear
      • 0.053% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.029% fail on Condition of glass (65% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Windscreen (65% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Side repeaters (68% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.088% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.023% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.018% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0059% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0059% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.0059% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.0059% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0059% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0059% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 0.21% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust emissions (45% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.012% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0059% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.076% fail on Spark ignition (59% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.018% fail on Catalyst emissions (73% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (16 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (42% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Transmission
      • 0.088% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.088% fail on Joints
      • 0.0059% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0059% fail on Joints
    • 0.023% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.023% fail on Body
      • 0.018% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0059% fail on Panel
    • 0.012% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0059% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0059% fail on Hose
    • 0.0059% fail on Seats
      • 0.0059% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Suspension (80% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Shock absorbers (51% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.018% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0059% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0059% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0059% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0059% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.059% fail on Road Wheels (59% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Condition
  • 0.012% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0059% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0059% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0059% fail on Electronic power steering
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