Honda Jazz MOT Results

Registered in 2002
57.7% pass rate
from 8,229 tests in 2017
(15% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Stop lamp (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (16% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear lamps (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.012% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.44% fail on Battery (53% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Fog lamp (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (88% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Individual lamps (94% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.29% fail on Horn (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.085% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Suspension (19% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Front
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.073% fail on Condition
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (13% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.75% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Linkage condition (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Subframe mounting (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Couplings
      • 0.012% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.62% fail on Front suspension joints (60% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Location
    • 0.097% fail on Trailing arms (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.097% fail on Axles
      • 0.097% fail on Axle beam (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Tie bars/rods (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.024% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 12% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.0% fail on Components
        • 5.4% fail on Pipes (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Hoses (41% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cylinders (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.86% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components (33% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (26% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.024% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.012% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal (54% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability system (89% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.012% fail on Components
        • 0.012% fail on Pipes
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (8.8% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Bonnet (75% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.19% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (30% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Cap (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Hose
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Body condition (38% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Vehicle structure (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Chassis (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Doors (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers front (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Seats (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers
    • 0.049% fail on Load security
      • 0.036% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.012% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.036% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.012% fail on Body security
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Steering rack (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
        • 0.012% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.036% fail on Steering control
      • 0.036% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.024% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Requirements
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.90% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (54% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment (49% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Condition
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  • Honda Jazz (2001 - 2008)
    Clever interior redefined the small car. Most space efficient small car built. Very reliable first 3 - 4 years.

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