Honda Insight MOT Results

Registered in 2011
75.7% pass rate
from 2,675 tests in 2020
(23% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Insight is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.037% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (95% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.037% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.93% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.075% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.037% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.037% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.037% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.037% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.075% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.037% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.75% fail on Brake performance (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (70% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.075% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.037% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.037% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.037% fail on Rbt
          • 0.037% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
      • 0.037% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.15% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.037% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.075% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.075% fail on Lever
    • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.037% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.037% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.037% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.075% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension arms (94% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.037% fail on Axles
      • 0.037% fail on Axle
    • 0.037% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.037% fail on Springs
      • 0.037% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.037% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.037% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.037% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.037% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.037% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.037% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.82% fail on Body, chassis, structure (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Undertray (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.037% fail on Panel
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.075% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.075% fail on Door condition
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.075% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.075% fail on Transmission (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Joints (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.037% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.037% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.037% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.60% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.037% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.037% fail on Power steering
      • 0.037% fail on Operation
    • 0.037% fail on Steering play
      • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.60% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.41% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (86% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust emissions (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Spark ignition (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.075% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.075% fail on Seat belt installation check (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Belt(s)/padding (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
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