Honda Jazz MOT Results

Registered in 2012
84.8% pass rate
from 21,513 tests in 2020
(45% 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.

  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear (72% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.070% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.023% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.023% fail on Condition of glass (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Windscreen (68% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Position lamp (40% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.53% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.051% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamps (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.11% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0046% fail on Switch
    • 0.065% fail on Electrical equipment (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0093% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0046% fail on Horn
    • 0.051% fail on Reversing lamps (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Reversing lamps (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0046% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0046% fail on Switch
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (24% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (20% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0093% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs and drums (38% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Brake discs (38% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0046% fail on Linkage
    • 0.82% fail on Brake performance (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (51% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.093% fail on Service brake imbalance (59% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0046% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake imbalance (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0046% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.028% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.098% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (46% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pedal
      • 0.037% fail on Hand lever (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Parking brake control (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Lever (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Electronic stability control (53% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Anti-lock braking system (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.023% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0046% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.014% fail on Flexible brake hoses (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0046% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Size/type (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0046% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Coil spring (97% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Suspension arms (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Ball joint dust cover (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0046% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.019% fail on Other suspension component (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0046% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.014% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0093% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0046% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0046% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.0046% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.23% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Fuel system (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.037% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.033% fail on Body
      • 0.028% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0046% fail on Panel
    • 0.033% fail on Doors (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
    • 0.033% fail on Seats
      • 0.028% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0046% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.023% fail on Transmission (97% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Drive shafts (96% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Joints (96% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0093% fail on Exhaust system (99% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0093% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0093% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0046% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0046% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0046% fail on Load security
      • 0.0046% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0046% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (38% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0046% fail on Attachment
    • 0.088% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Identification of the vehicle (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plates (54% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Steering (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0046% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.0046% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0046% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Attachment (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0046% fail on Condition
  • 0.074% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (95% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Exhaust emissions (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Spark ignition (92% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Catalyst emissions (88% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0046% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0046% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0046% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0046% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.0046% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0046% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0046% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0046% fail on Belt(s)/padding
Read the Honest John Review

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