Honda Jazz MOT Results

Registered in 2004
59.7% pass rate
from 19,345 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Jazz is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp levelling device (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp (12% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0052% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical equipment (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Battery(ies) (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.22% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 0.010% fail on Hazard warning (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Switch (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0052% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0052% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0052% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance (6.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance (30% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (42% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.041% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.021% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0052% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0052% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.026% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0052% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (17% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0052% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.072% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Cable (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Lever
        • 0.0052% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.0052% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0052% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.036% fail on Electronic stability control (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0052% fail on Valves
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
      • 0.067% fail on Hand lever (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Parking brake control (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Lever (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.052% fail on Flexible brake hoses (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.010% fail on Other components
      • 0.0052% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.0052% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0052% fail on Leaks
  • 11% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (19% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.098% fail on Linkage (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0052% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Suspension arm (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (20% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Macpherson strut (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Springs (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Coil springs (93% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Mounting
      • 0.031% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0052% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.0052% fail on Torsion bar
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint dust cover (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Sub-frame (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.031% fail on Axles (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Axle
      • 0.0052% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.026% fail on Suspension rods (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.093% fail on Condition of glass (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Windscreen (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Window
    • 0.078% fail on Bonnet (63% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type (58% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (55% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Emissions not tested (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.047% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.036% fail on Oxygen sensor (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.021% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition (86% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.021% fail on Emissions not tested (89% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (98% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (97% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0052% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Engine oil leaks (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Other leaks (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.010% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0052% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0052% fail on Undertray
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system (9.8% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Joints (81% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.041% fail on Prop shafts (79% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Bumpers (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Integral vehicle structure (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.23% fail on Chassis (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis condition (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.14% fail on Body (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.036% fail on Panel (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Body condition
    • 0.078% fail on Doors (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Other passenger's door (76% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Door condition (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Hinge
      • 0.016% fail on Front passenger's door (89% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0052% fail on Hinge
    • 0.062% fail on Fuel system (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Tank (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Pipe (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.036% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.010% fail on Bracket
    • 0.031% fail on Undertray
    • 0.021% fail on Seats (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's seat (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0052% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.016% fail on Floor
    • 0.016% fail on Cabs
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.010% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.010% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0052% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0052% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Steering linkage components (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Locking devices (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Steering gear (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Steering rack (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
    • 0.021% fail on Power steering (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Operation (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Other components
    • 0.0052% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0052% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0052% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0052% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0052% fail on Hubs
  • 0.010% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.010% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0052% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0052% fail on Doors
      • 0.0052% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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