Honda Legend MOT Results

Registered in 1996
56.9% pass rate
from 51 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Legend is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage condition
    • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 7.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 7.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Battery
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
  • 18% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 3.9% fail on Mirrors (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Windscreen
  • 14% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (200% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 2.0% fail on Power steering
      • 2.0% fail on Other components
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.0% fail on ABS
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres
    • 9.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on System
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Honda Legend (1996 - 2004)
    Refined, well equipped and ideally suited to motorway cruising. Solidy constructed and, with proper maintenance, reliable.

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