Honda Insight MOT Results

Registered in 2012
76.8% pass rate
from 2,090 tests in 2020
(17% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Insight is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps (61% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Front fog lamps (39 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.048% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.81% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.19% fail on Individual direction indicators (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.048% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (29% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.81% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.57% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.096% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.33% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
      • 0.048% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.048% fail on Brake fluid
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.77% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Transmission (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints (71% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.096% fail on Other body component
      • 0.048% fail on Body condition
    • 0.048% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.048% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.048% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.048% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.048% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.048% fail on Doors
      • 0.048% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
  • 0.53% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Airbags
      • 0.048% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.48% fail on Steering
    • 0.43% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.43% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.048% fail on Steering column
  • 0.43% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust emissions (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.048% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.048% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.048% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.048% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates
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