Honda Jazz MOT Results

Registered in 2003
62.5% pass rate
from 12,753 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Jazz is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps (12% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (28% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.38% fail on Battery (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Horn (50% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators (93% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type (93% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Individual lamps (96% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.071% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0078% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 12% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wheel bearings (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Front (29% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (24% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage condition (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0078% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Component mounting (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Subframe mounting (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.76% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Front suspension joints (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Location
    • 0.086% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Tie bars/rods (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Trailing arms (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
      • 0.0078% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment
    • 0.024% fail on Sub-frames (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on General condition
    • 0.0078% fail on Axles
      • 0.0078% fail on Axle beam
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (17% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Components (14% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.45% fail on Hoses (65% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Operation (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Rear wheels (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (35% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.024% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (29% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake calipers (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.93% fail on ABS
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement (42% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.016% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability system (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0078% fail on Cable
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (7.5% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (16% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Bonnet (70% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type (60% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (25% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Cap (59% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.85% fail on Registration plates and VIN (24% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate (24% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.81% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Steering system (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Track rod end (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0078% fail on Other components
        • 0.0078% fail on Steering component
    • 0.16% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Power steering (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Operation (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.016% fail on Steering operation (82% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.74% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0078% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0078% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.18% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag (84% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.73% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Body condition (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Vehicle structure (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Chassis (67% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0078% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.047% fail on Seats (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Drivers (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Passengers
    • 0.024% fail on Body security
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mountings (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.0078% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0078% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2003 cars)
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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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