Honda CR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2012
87.6% pass rate
from 11,159 tests in 2017
(41% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda CR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Stop lamp (28% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate lamp (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Direction indicators (35% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Flashing type (35% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (48% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0090% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.43% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0090% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.090% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.054% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.036% fail on Headlamp levelling device (18 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Position lamps (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Front lamps (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps (51% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.045% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0090% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0090% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0090% fail on Lamp
    • 0.0090% fail on Horn
    • 0.0090% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (15% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.0090% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0090% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0090% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes (16% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0090% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.48% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake operation (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.018% fail on Brake imbalance (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic systems (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Components (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0090% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.018% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0090% fail on Operation
    • 0.0090% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0090% fail on Cable
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Size/type
  • 0.67% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.081% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (48% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Suspension arms (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Front drive shafts (92% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Constant velocity joints (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0090% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0090% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0090% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0090% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0090% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.027% fail on Cap
      • 0.0090% fail on Hose
      • 0.0090% fail on System
    • 0.036% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Emissions (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.081% fail on Road Wheels (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Attachment
  • 0.072% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Seat belts (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.063% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Steering system (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.018% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0090% fail on Operation
      • 0.0090% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.018% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Body condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Honda CR-V (2012 - 2018)
    1.6 i-DTEC is punchy and efficient, massive boot and a spacious cabin for five adults, superb build quality edges the CR-V into premium territory.
  • 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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