Honda Jazz MOT Results

Registered in 2002
55.2% pass rate
from 7,312 tests in 2020
(8.2% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Jazz is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (7.6% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.81% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.37% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.34% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.42% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters (68% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Individual direction indicators (88% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.041% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.014% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms (12% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (56% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.9% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Sub-frames (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.082% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Mounting
      • 0.096% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Axles
      • 0.15% fail on Axle (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.041% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (21% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (86% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (90% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (25% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (25% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs and drums (71% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Brake discs (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.014% fail on Rod
        • 0.014% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability control (92% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Hand lever (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.014% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Lever (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.014% fail on Other braking system component
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (16% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (17% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.041% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (18% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (14% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (40% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.082% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.027% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.014% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.014% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.014% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.068% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition (71% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested (70% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (93% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.068% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.055% fail on Undertray
      • 0.014% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Prop shafts (87% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.041% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.041% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.44% fail on Bumpers (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Chassis
      • 0.42% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
      • 0.082% fail on Panel
      • 0.014% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Tank
      • 0.014% fail on Pipe
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Front passenger's door (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Other passenger's door (88% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's door (80% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
    • 0.082% fail on Seats (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.014% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.068% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.055% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.014% fail on Bracket
    • 0.068% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.068% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.055% fail on Undertray
    • 0.041% fail on Floor
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Locking devices (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic power steering (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Steering gear (95% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack (95% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Steering play
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Prescribed areas (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Requirements
    • 0.37% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Airbags
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.97% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Condition
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