Honda FR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2008
62.9% pass rate
from 2,293 tests in 2020
(9.8% 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.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bar (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.26% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (31% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.044% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.044% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.044% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical equipment (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.044% fail on Horn
    • 0.044% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.044% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.044% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.087% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.044% fail on Lever
        • 0.044% fail on Relay lever
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.087% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.087% fail on Service brake performance (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.44% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.31% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.044% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.044% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.087% fail on Size/type
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (21% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.087% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.044% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.044% fail on View to rear
      • 0.044% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition (41% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.78% fail on Compression ignition (56% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.044% fail on Joints
    • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Body
      • 0.087% fail on Other body component
    • 0.087% fail on Doors
      • 0.087% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.087% fail on Door condition
    • 0.044% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.044% fail on Towbar
      • 0.044% fail on Other towbar components
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.78% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.35% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.70% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering linkage components (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.087% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.087% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.044% fail on Power steering
      • 0.044% fail on Other components
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.044% fail on Condition
  • 0.44% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plates
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