Honda CR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2008
71.4% pass rate
from 12,876 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda CR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (30% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0078% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0078% fail on Switch
      • 0.0078% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0078% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.062% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Horn (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.023% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0078% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.0078% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0078% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0078% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0078% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.71% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0078% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Ball joint (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.085% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.062% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Wheel bearings (95% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0078% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0078% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (22% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs and drums (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Brake discs (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (77% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Cable (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (45% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (60% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.062% fail on Parking brake performance (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0078% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0078% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake imbalance (95% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.085% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance (88% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0078% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-lock braking system (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Electronic stability control (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.093% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.085% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0078% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.023% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0078% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0078% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0078% fail on Other components
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (15% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Size/type (61% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.070% fail on View to rear (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Mirrors (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.054% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.016% fail on Bonnet (90% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.062% fail on Locking devices (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0078% fail on Other components
        • 0.0078% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Operation
      • 0.062% fail on Other components
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.062% fail on Steering play
      • 0.062% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Prop shafts (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.016% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.0078% fail on Halfshafts
      • 0.0078% fail on Belts
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.093% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.062% fail on Pipe
      • 0.016% fail on Hose
      • 0.016% fail on System
      • 0.0078% fail on Tank
    • 0.070% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.039% fail on Body (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0078% fail on Panel
    • 0.039% fail on Doors (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Other passenger's door (71% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0078% fail on Door condition
    • 0.023% fail on Towbar
      • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.023% fail on Undertray
    • 0.016% fail on Integral vehicle structure (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0078% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0078% fail on Seats
      • 0.0078% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Compression ignition (56% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (37% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (65% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested (60% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.26% fail on Spark ignition (91% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (91% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Catalyst emissions (95% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.062% fail on Fluid leaks (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Engine oil leaks (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.016% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.016% fail on Undertray
  • 0.62% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0078% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0078% fail on Hubs
  • 0.0078% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0078% fail on Anchorages
Read the Honest John Review

  • Honda CR-V (2007 - 2012)
    Roomy and versatile. Very comfortable, pleasant and relaxing to drive. not at all cumbersome. 2.2 i-CTDI diesel is excellent.

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