Honda Prelude MOT Results

Registered in 1997
54.5% pass rate
from 336 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Prelude is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.60% fail on Horn
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (62% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.89% fail on ABS
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems (90% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Components (89% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 11% fail on Emissions (82% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 14% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.30% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.60% fail on Rear
    • 0.30% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.89% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.60% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Size/type
    • 0.30% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.1% fail on Steering
    • 6.5% fail on Steering system (79% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (63% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 1997 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (64% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment

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