Honda Jazz MOT Results

Registered in 2012
89.6% pass rate
from 18,113 tests in 2017
(50% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Jazz is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Windscreen (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Tread depth (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.039% fail on Size/type
    • 0.011% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (94% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Headlamp aim (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front lamps (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Rear lamps (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate lamp (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.017% fail on Individual lamps (96% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0055% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamps (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Battery
    • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Fog lamp (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0055% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0055% fail on Switch
    • 0.011% fail on Horn (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0055% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (59% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Brake pads (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0055% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.39% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear wheels (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Front wheels (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0055% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.099% fail on Parking brake (51% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.039% fail on Pedal
        • 0.039% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.039% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.017% fail on ABS (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic systems (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0055% fail on Components
        • 0.0055% fail on Pipes
    • 0.0055% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0055% fail on Clevis joint
  • 0.68% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Location
    • 0.017% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Front drive shafts (95% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Constant velocity joints (95% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Suspension arms (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0055% fail on Axles
      • 0.0055% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0055% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.0055% fail on Front
    • 0.0055% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 0.14% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (61% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Condition
      • 0.0055% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0055% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.044% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (73% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Registration plates and VIN (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate (69% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.044% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.011% fail on Track rod end (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Free play
        • 0.0055% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0055% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0055% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0055% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0055% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.044% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Emissions (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Exhaust system (97% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Fuel system (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Cap (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0055% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.039% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers
    • 0.011% fail on Body condition (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0055% fail on Doors
      • 0.0055% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.0055% fail on Load security
      • 0.0055% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.033% fail on Road Wheels (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Attachment (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2012 cars)
Read the Honest John Review

  • Honda Jazz Hybrid (2011 - 2015)
    Spacious and high quality interior. Easy to get in and out of. Retains 'Magic Seat' versatility. Officially capable of 62.8mpg.
  • Honda Jazz (2008 - 2015)
    Neatly styled. Increased room and better performance than original Jazz. better to drive. Very versatile. CVT-7 returned in February 2011 replacing i-SHIFT. More reliable than first generation Jazz.

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