Honda Prelude MOT Results

Registered in 1994
59.7% pass rate
from 62 tests in 2020
(18% worse than other 1994 cars)
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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Prelude is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes (77% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (87% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (73% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.8% fail on Flexible brake hoses (11 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Parking brake control (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Lever (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Electrical equipment (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 3.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3.0% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (3.1% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (6.2% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 11% fail on Suspension (2.2% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 4.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (10% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (56% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (68% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (87% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (40% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Emission control equipment (16 times worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Catalytic converter (18 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 9.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (5.3% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission (73% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (75% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (77% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Driver's door (16 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Door condition (19 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Bumpers
  • 6.5% fail on Steering (50% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (67% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (50% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (5.2% better than other 1994 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Airbags
      • 1.6% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.6% fail on Attachment

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