Honda Prelude MOT Results

Registered in 1998
56.6% pass rate
from 318 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Prelude is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.9% fail on Battery
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.31% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake performance (90% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (65% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Components (62% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.31% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.31% fail on Hoses
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Restricted movement (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.94% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on ABS
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
        • 0.31% fail on Anti-slip
  • 13% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.94% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (69% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Constant velocity joints (77% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Couplings
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Rear
    • 0.31% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.5% fail on Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Pipe
      • 0.63% fail on Cap
    • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Bonnet (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.63% fail on Valve stem (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 0.94% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.94% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.94% fail on Power steering
      • 0.63% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.31% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.94% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Body condition
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate

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