Honda Jazz MOT Results

Registered in 2005
65.5% pass rate
from 22,411 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Jazz is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear lamps (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0045% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0089% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters (26% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Individual lamps (96% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0045% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Battery (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Horn (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.031% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Rear reflectors (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Hazard warning (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0045% fail on Switch
    • 0.0045% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 15% fail on Brakes (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.089% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.031% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0045% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Components (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Pipes (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses (68% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Reservoirs (68% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0089% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Operation (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on ABS
    • 0.44% fail on Restricted movement (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.018% fail on Condition
    • 0.0089% fail on Mechanical components (96% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Cable
      • 0.0045% fail on Pivot
    • 0.0045% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0045% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0045% fail on Components
        • 0.0045% fail on Pipes
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment
      • 0.013% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Linkage condition (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings (15% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Rear (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Front
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Drive shafts (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Front drive shafts (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0045% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0045% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0045% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Component mounting (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Subframe mounting (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Front suspension joints (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Location
    • 0.085% fail on Tie bars/rods (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.045% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Sub-frames (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0045% fail on Condition
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (11% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (33% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Bonnet (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (21% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (15% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Emissions (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0089% fail on Fuel system (98% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Cap
      • 0.0045% fail on System
  • 0.54% fail on Steering (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack (96% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Ball joint (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Drag link end (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Free play
        • 0.0045% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Power steering (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0045% fail on Operation
    • 0.0089% fail on Steering operation (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0045% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0045% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.50% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0045% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Drivers airbag (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0045% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.43% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Doors (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Passengers other (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers front (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0045% fail on Drivers
    • 0.054% fail on Vehicle structure (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Chassis (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Body security
    • 0.022% fail on Seats (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Passengers (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Load security
      • 0.018% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0045% fail on Loading door
    • 0.013% fail on Engine mountings (74% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Registration plates and VIN (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate (50% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0089% fail on Condition (93% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.0045% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0045% fail on Vehicle structure
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