Honda Prelude MOT Results

Registered in 1999
63.8% pass rate
from 210 tests in 2020
(17% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Prelude is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Brakes (10% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance (25% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (68% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (13% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (30% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (35% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (64% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (9.1% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (15% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (8.4% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (12% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (27% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads (53% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 1.4% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Anti-lock braking system (31% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (9.5% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (18% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (8.6% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (2.7% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (80% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Direction indicators (59% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Flashing type (59% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment (2.1% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Horn (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Position lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms (4.5% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (0.38% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Springs (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Coil springs (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Coil spring (81% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (11% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.48% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (74% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (19% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Non catalyst emissions (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.48% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Emission control equipment (27 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.48% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.48% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.95% fail on Fluid leaks (69% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Engine oil leaks (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility (13% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (15% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (12% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Driver's view (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (20% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (2.8% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission (38% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (34% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Joints (33% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Tank
    • 0.48% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.48% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.48% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.48% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.48% fail on Body
      • 0.48% fail on Other body component
  • 6.2% fail on Steering (63% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering box
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.48% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres (71% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Condition (56% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.95% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.48% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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