Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 1999
47.1% pass rate
from 70 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 16% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 8.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt
          • 7.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 10% fail on Transmission (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Joints
        • 1.4% fail on Drive shaft
    • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.4% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 16% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 14% fail on Catalyst emissions (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 10% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.4% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 7.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth

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