Honda CR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2004
51.5% pass rate
from 10,381 tests in 2020
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda CR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Stop lamp (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.029% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Position lamp (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.54% fail on Electrical equipment (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.029% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Switch
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Individual direction indicators (88% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on All direction indicators (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.019% fail on Hazard warning (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Switch (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0096% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0096% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Suspension (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension arm (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Springs (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Coil springs (31% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Coil spring (31% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Other suspension component
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0096% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0096% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0096% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.058% fail on Macpherson strut (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0096% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.039% fail on Axles
      • 0.039% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.039% fail on Wheel bearings (98% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0096% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0096% fail on Suspension unit
  • 13% fail on Brakes (11% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0096% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.029% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (89% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Lever
        • 0.0096% fail on Cable
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (15% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.087% fail on Service brake imbalance (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Decelerometer (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake performance not tested (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (72% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.096% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0096% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0096% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0096% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (16% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Lever (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.029% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.019% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.019% fail on Valves
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.039% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.039% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
      • 0.0096% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0096% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.019% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0096% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0096% fail on Servos
    • 0.0096% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Spark ignition (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (47% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested (38% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.019% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0096% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.0096% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0096% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.21% fail on Compression ignition (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (67% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.029% fail on Emissions not tested (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Engine oil leaks (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.029% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.019% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0096% fail on Undertray
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.096% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.096% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.029% fail on Bonnet (86% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Size/type (73% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0096% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.18% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Prop shaft (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Joints (65% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.0096% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Chassis (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's seat (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Other body component
      • 0.019% fail on Panel (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Doors (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Other passenger's door (80% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Catch
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's door (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0096% fail on Hinge
      • 0.0096% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0096% fail on Door condition
    • 0.039% fail on Fuel system (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0096% fail on System
    • 0.039% fail on Towbar
      • 0.019% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.019% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.029% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.029% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0096% fail on Floor
    • 0.0096% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0096% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.0096% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0096% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0096% fail on Undertray
  • 3.6% fail on Steering (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0096% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0096% fail on Other components
        • 0.0096% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.89% fail on Power steering (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Pipes and hoses (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Other components
      • 0.058% fail on Operation
      • 0.019% fail on Pump
    • 0.039% fail on Steering gear (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (30% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0096% fail on Attachment
    • 0.98% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0096% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0096% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0096% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates (53% better than other 2004 cars)
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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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