Honda Insight MOT Results

Registered in 2009
73.7% pass rate
from 2,364 tests in 2020
(32% 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 Insight is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual direction indicators (57% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.042% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.042% fail on Arm
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.34% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.042% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.042% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes (23% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
        • 0.042% fail on Clevis joint
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.085% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.042% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.80% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.42% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (62% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.085% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.085% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.47% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.085% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.085% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.085% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.085% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.042% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
    • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.042% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.042% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.042% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.042% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.042% fail on View to rear
      • 0.042% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage ball joints (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension arms (95% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.085% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.042% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.85% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.085% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.085% fail on Door condition
      • 0.042% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.042% fail on Hinge
    • 0.085% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.085% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.085% fail on Body
      • 0.042% fail on Body condition
      • 0.042% fail on Other body component
    • 0.042% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.042% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.042% fail on Chassis
      • 0.042% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.042% fail on Transmission
      • 0.042% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.042% fail on Joints
    • 0.042% fail on Load security
      • 0.042% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.042% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.042% fail on Seats
      • 0.042% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.042% fail on Undertray
  • 0.68% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering linkage components (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Steering wheel (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.042% fail on Power steering
      • 0.042% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.63% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.34% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.085% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
    • 0.042% fail on Airbags
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.30% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust emissions (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Spark ignition (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Catalyst emissions (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
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