Honda CR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2012
83.7% pass rate
from 13,131 tests in 2020
(40% 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.

  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters (34% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.52% fail on Position lamps (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Position lamp (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment (51% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.023% fail on Horn (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Reversing lamps (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Reversing lamps (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.0076% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (20% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.030% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums (56% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake imbalance (90% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0076% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (66% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0076% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.0076% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Rbt (70% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.061% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0076% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0076% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.091% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (66% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake imbalance (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Lever
    • 0.076% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.046% fail on Anti-lock braking system (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0076% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0076% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.0076% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0076% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0076% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0076% fail on Other components
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (47% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Size/type (85% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.75% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.061% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.053% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0076% fail on Window
    • 0.023% fail on View to rear
      • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.0% fail on Suspension (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers (34% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Suspension arms (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.053% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0076% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0076% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0076% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0076% fail on Levelling valve
  • 0.43% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.0076% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0076% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.038% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.030% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.030% fail on Body
      • 0.030% fail on Other body component
    • 0.023% fail on Doors (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0076% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0076% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0076% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0076% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0076% fail on Seats
      • 0.0076% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0076% fail on Undertray
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Airbags
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.20% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust emissions (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition (79% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (87% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0076% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0076% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.061% fail on Spark ignition (92% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (92% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.030% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0076% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.18% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Steering linkage components (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0076% fail on Other components
        • 0.0076% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.046% fail on Power steering
      • 0.030% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Operation
      • 0.0076% fail on Pump
    • 0.030% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0076% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0076% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
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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