Honda CR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.3% pass rate
from 9,908 tests in 2017
(5.9% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda CR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (5.5% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Position lamps (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front lamps (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Rear lamps (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.6% fail on Stop lamp (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (22% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp (22% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Battery (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Fog lamp (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (80% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.091% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Hazard warning (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Lamp
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Presence
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms (13% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs (16% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Location
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front drive shafts (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.061% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.010% fail on Universal joint
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (22% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Component mounting (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Subframe mounting (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Spring mounting (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Front (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Rear (97% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.040% fail on Sub-frames (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Macpherson strut (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.010% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.010% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.010% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.010% fail on Axles
      • 0.010% fail on Stub axle
  • 13% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Hub components (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs (29% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Brake back plates (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake operation (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Brake imbalance (93% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Parking brake operation (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (45% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes (30% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Hoses (93% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.010% fail on Servos
        • 0.010% fail on Pump
        • 0.010% fail on Valves
      • 0.76% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Anti-slip (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Restricted movement (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on ABS (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.020% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.010% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.010% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.010% fail on Cable
    • 0.010% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.010% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.020% fail on Bonnet (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type (64% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (35% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack (96% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Steering box
      • 0.010% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.010% fail on Other components
        • 0.010% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.00% fail on Power steering (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
      • 0.010% fail on Drive system
      • 0.010% fail on Pump
    • 0.061% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (50% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Fuel system (97% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Tank
      • 0.010% fail on Pipe
  • 1.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.83% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Prescribed areas (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.040% fail on Requirements
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
      • 0.010% fail on Installation check
        • 0.010% fail on Anchorage's
  • 0.60% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Doors (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Passengers other (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Drivers
    • 0.010% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.010% fail on Body security
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN (59% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate (59% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
  • 0.050% fail on Towbars
    • 0.030% fail on Towbar
    • 0.020% fail on Vehicle structure
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  • Honda CR-V (2002 - 2006)
    Low-down pull from refined chain cam engines. Walk-through cabin on CVT auto models. Large boot can be increased by sliding the rear seats forward. Lasting very well.

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