Honda CR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2009
75.4% pass rate
from 10,948 tests in 2020
(34% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda CR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (24% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0091% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.63% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.055% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0091% fail on Horn
    • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.8% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.66% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0091% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.77% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.35% fail on Springs (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Coil spring (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Other suspension component (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Macpherson strut (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.037% fail on Wheel bearings (94% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0091% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.0091% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.018% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0091% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0091% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (14% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.0091% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums (69% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0091% fail on Linkage
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp) (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (86% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (88% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (86% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.0091% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (72% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.0091% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.037% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (92% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Rbt (sp) (96% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake imbalance (95% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.41% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Electronic stability control (60% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.082% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.046% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.018% fail on Load sensing valves (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (33% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Size/type (66% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.064% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.064% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.064% fail on View to rear (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Mirrors (62% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Steering linkage components (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Track rod end (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.037% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0091% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
      • 0.037% fail on Operation
      • 0.0091% fail on Pump
      • 0.0091% fail on Rams
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0091% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0091% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (51% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.027% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.018% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0091% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0091% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.20% fail on Spark ignition (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (86% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Catalyst emissions (95% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Fluid leaks (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Engine oil leaks (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0091% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0091% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0091% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0091% fail on Undertray
  • 0.74% fail on Body, chassis, structure (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.018% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.018% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.082% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.064% fail on Pipe
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
      • 0.0091% fail on System
    • 0.064% fail on Body
      • 0.055% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0091% fail on Panel
    • 0.055% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.018% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0091% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0091% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0091% fail on Doors
      • 0.0091% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0091% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0091% fail on Seats
      • 0.0091% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.49% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0091% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.018% fail on Airbags
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0091% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
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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