Honda FR-V MOT Results

Registered in 2009
72.9% pass rate
from 1,214 tests in 2017
(17% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda FR-V is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.33% fail on Battery
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.082% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.25% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.082% fail on Size/type
  • 7.7% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage condition (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.082% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.082% fail on Front
    • 0.082% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.082% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.082% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.082% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.082% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.082% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.082% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal
        • 0.33% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.082% fail on Components
        • 0.082% fail on Hoses
    • 0.082% fail on ABS
    • 0.082% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Washers (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.74% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Steering system (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.16% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.082% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.082% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.082% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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