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Honda Prelude MOT Results

62.6% pass rate
from 179 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Honda Prelude is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (95% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Front drive shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage condition (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.56% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment
    • 0.56% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.56% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Battery
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.56% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.56% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.56% fail on Fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.3% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.7% fail on Components
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal
        • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Pipe
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.56% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.56% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.9% fail on Body condition (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.56% fail on Other components