Honda Jazz MOT Results

Registered in 2004
58.9% pass rate
from 16,550 tests in 2020
(13% 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 Brakes (11% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (95% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (25% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (3.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (5.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (9.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance (12% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester (39% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (53% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance (6.8% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer (57% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (0.57% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.3% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance (3.4% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (13% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake imbalance (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (39% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (38% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (0.76% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.054% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester (63% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.0060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer (47% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Brake linings (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (1.4% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (1.3% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Brake drums (1.9% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Cable (86% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Lever (50% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Pivot (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability control (93% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Hand lever (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Lever (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Brake fluid (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Reservoirs (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.054% fail on Flexible brake hoses (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Air and vacuum systems (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0060% fail on Servos
    • 0.0060% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0060% fail on Other components
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (23% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp (19% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (11% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies) (19% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Electrical wiring (10% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Individual direction indicators (97% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on All direction indicators (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Position lamp (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Switch
    • 0.012% fail on Hazard warning (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch (89% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (9.6% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover (23% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint (1.9% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Anti-roll bar (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Suspension arm (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (8.1% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Macpherson strut (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Macpherson strut (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.42% fail on Springs (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Mounting (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Sub-frames (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Sub-frame (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Other suspension component (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Other suspension component (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0060% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.054% fail on Suspension rods (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Suspension rod
  • 8.7% fail on Visibility (10% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (5.4% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Bonnet (58% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on View to rear (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Mirrors (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Condition of glass (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Windscreen (76% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (12% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition (3.4% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Catalytic converter (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.048% fail on Oxygen sensor (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on NOx sensor (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.0060% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.079% fail on Non catalyst emissions (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Compression ignition (76% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Emissions not tested (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (90% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (96% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (26% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (43% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0060% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Engine oil leaks (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0060% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0060% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.018% fail on Noise suppression (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Undertray (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type (35% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system (6.0% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Joints (79% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0060% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.024% fail on Prop shafts (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Integral vehicle structure (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Sub-frame (52% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.0060% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.012% fail on Strengthening plate (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Chassis (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis condition (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Strengthening plate (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers (7.8% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Other body component (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Panel (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Body condition (7.4% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Mounting fixings (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Doors (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Other passenger's door (70% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Door condition (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0060% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0060% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0060% fail on Catch
    • 0.066% fail on Fuel system (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Hose
    • 0.066% fail on Undertray (11% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Engine mounting (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Engine mounting condition (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Bracket (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Floor (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Seats (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Driver's seat (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Cabs (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Spare wheel (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Spare wheel condition (3.6% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Boot lid (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Boot lid condition (68% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Requirements (7.9% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.34% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Airbags (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers airbag (65% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.98% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Steering linkage components (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Locking devices (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0060% fail on Lock stop
      • 0.0060% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.0060% fail on Components
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic power steering (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Steering gear (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Steering rack (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Operation
    • 0.036% fail on Power steering (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Operation (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Other components
    • 0.024% fail on Steering play (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Steering box
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates (23% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.0060% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0060% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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