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Honda Prelude MOT Results

70.4% pass rate
from 162 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 Prelude is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Pipe
    • 0.62% fail on Chassis
      • 0.62% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.62% fail on Bumpers
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.62% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.62% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.62% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.62% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.62% fail on Cable
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.62% fail on Pedal
    • 0.62% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.62% fail on Lever
  • 9.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.62% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.62% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Position lamp
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage (17 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.62% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.62% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.62% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.62% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.62% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.62% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.62% fail on Operation
    • 0.62% fail on Steering play
      • 0.62% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.62% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.62% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.62% fail on Condition