Honda FR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2007
61.5% pass rate
from 2,497 tests in 2020
(12% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda FR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bar (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.20% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (25% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Individual direction indicators (77% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.28% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.080% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.9% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs and drums (45% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Brake discs (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.040% fail on Rod
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (24% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (68% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.80% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.60% fail on Lever
      • 0.040% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.20% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-lock braking system (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.080% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.040% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.040% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.040% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.080% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition (41% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.72% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.84% fail on Compression ignition (47% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (77% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.080% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.040% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.080% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.36% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Joints (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.080% fail on Pipe
      • 0.040% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.040% fail on System
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.040% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.040% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Vehicle structure (24 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.080% fail on Chassis
      • 0.080% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.040% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.040% fail on Body
      • 0.040% fail on Panel
    • 0.040% fail on Floor
    • 0.040% fail on Seats
      • 0.040% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.040% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.040% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.040% fail on Cabs
      • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.080% fail on Power steering
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
      • 0.040% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.040% fail on Steering play
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.96% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.80% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.56% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Airbags
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.60% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
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