Honda FR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.8% pass rate
from 2,810 tests in 2020
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda FR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Anti-roll bar (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.9% fail on Pins and bushes (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.036% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Coil spring (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.28% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.036% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Individual direction indicators (64% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 0.50% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.036% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical equipment (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.036% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.036% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 0.071% fail on Outline marker lamps (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Outline marker lamp (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.036% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Brake pads (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.036% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.036% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.036% fail on Cable
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.036% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.89% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.071% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Hand lever (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever
    • 0.57% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Anti-lock braking system (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.071% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.071% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.036% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.071% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.036% fail on Other components
      • 0.036% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.036% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.036% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 8.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.036% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.036% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.036% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.9% fail on Spark ignition (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.50% fail on Compression ignition (71% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (82% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.036% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.036% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Engine oil leaks (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.036% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.036% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Panel
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.071% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.071% fail on Door condition
    • 0.071% fail on Towbar
      • 0.071% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.071% fail on Load security (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Tailgate (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.071% fail on Floor
    • 0.071% fail on Seats
      • 0.071% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.071% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.036% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.036% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.071% fail on Cabs
      • 0.071% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Undertray
    • 0.036% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.036% fail on Tank
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (58% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.036% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.071% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates
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