Honda CR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2005
62.1% pass rate
from 12,737 tests in 2017
(16% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda CR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (6.8% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear lamps (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (10% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.086% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (49% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps (38% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Fog lamp (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.38% fail on Battery (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.063% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.063% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.016% fail on Hazard warning (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0079% fail on Switch
      • 0.0079% fail on Tell tale
  • 14% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Presence
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (14% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (13% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Condition
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts (36% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (36% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Couplings
      • 0.055% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.055% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Location
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.039% fail on Condition
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Component mounting (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Subframe mounting (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.071% fail on Wheel bearings (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Front (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Rear
    • 0.039% fail on Sub-frames (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0079% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.024% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Trailing arms (93% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Radius arms (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0079% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0079% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0079% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0079% fail on Attachment
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.055% fail on Brake linings (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Front wheels (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake operation (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Brake imbalance (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.0079% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Anti-slip (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Components (95% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Hoses (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.039% fail on Leaks (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on ABS (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Electronic stability system (62% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 7.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (24% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.024% fail on Size/type (92% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.031% fail on Steering rack (95% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.047% fail on Operation
      • 0.0079% fail on Other components
    • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0079% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Fuel system (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on System (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Tank (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0079% fail on Cap
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate (36% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Doors (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Passengers other (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Seats (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0079% fail on Drivers
    • 0.024% fail on Body security
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis (90% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0079% fail on Condition
  • 0.055% fail on Towbars (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Towbar (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.016% 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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