Honda FR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2008
67.7% pass rate
from 1,970 tests in 2017
(13% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda FR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear lamps (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.051% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Battery
  • 11% fail on Suspension (17% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage condition (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
    • 0.56% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.36% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.20% fail on Front
      • 0.051% fail on Rear
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front drive shafts (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Constant velocity joints (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.051% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.051% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Components (91% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.051% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.051% fail on Leaks
    • 0.20% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.051% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Exhaust system (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Emissions
    • 0.051% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.71% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.51% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.36% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.051% fail on Power steering
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
    • 0.051% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.051% fail on Chassis
    • 0.051% fail on Doors
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers
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