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Honda Accord MOT Results

67.2% pass rate
from 174 tests in 2020
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Accord is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.2% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on System (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.57% fail on Chassis
      • 0.57% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.57% fail on Body
      • 0.57% fail on Panel
    • 0.57% fail on Seats
      • 0.57% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.57% fail on Undertray
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.57% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.57% fail on Horn
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.57% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.57% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.57% fail on Servos
    • 0.57% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.57% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.57% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.57% fail on Pivot
  • 7.5% fail on Suspension
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.57% fail on Springs
      • 0.57% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.57% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.57% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
  • 4.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.57% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 0.57% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.57% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.57% fail on Operation
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.57% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment