Honda CR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2011
80.3% pass rate
from 10,729 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda CR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters (42% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Position lamp (39% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.0093% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0093% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0093% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0093% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0093% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0093% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0093% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (15% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.0093% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs and drums (53% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0093% fail on Linkage
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.55% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0093% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.0093% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0093% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.093% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0093% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake imbalance (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0093% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.21% fail on Lever
    • 0.093% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.075% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Anti-lock braking system (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Electronic stability control (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.047% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0093% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.0093% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0093% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0093% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0093% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.0093% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0093% fail on Other components
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (35% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Size/type (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0093% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility (25% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.047% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.047% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.028% fail on View to rear (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Mirrors (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0093% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.075% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension arms (95% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0093% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.075% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0093% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0093% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0093% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0093% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.0093% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.075% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0093% fail on Hose
      • 0.0093% fail on System
    • 0.093% fail on Transmission (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Joints (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0093% fail on Joints
    • 0.028% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.028% fail on Body
      • 0.019% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0093% fail on Panel
    • 0.019% fail on Doors (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0093% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0093% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0093% fail on Door condition
    • 0.019% fail on Seats
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.019% fail on Passenger compartment (21 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0093% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0093% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.42% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Exhaust emissions (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Compression ignition (52% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (60% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.065% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (53 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0093% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.056% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.019% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0093% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.075% fail on Spark ignition (93% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (91% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Catalyst emissions (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Fluid leaks (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0093% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.34% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
      • 0.0093% fail on Other components
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0093% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.028% fail on Steering play
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.019% fail on Steering gear (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack (82% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 0.084% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Seat belts (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (91% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.0093% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0093% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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