Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2001
43.8% pass rate
from 224 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 15% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 14% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 14% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.45% fail on Drive shafts
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 13% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.45% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.7% fail on Rear
      • 0.45% fail on Front
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.89% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment
    • 0.45% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 25% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Rear wheels (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 11% fail on Components (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 11% fail on Pipes (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Hoses
        • 0.45% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.45% fail on Leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.89% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.89% fail on Wheel cylinder (28 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.89% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.45% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.45% fail on Cable
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.89% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.45% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Driver's view of the road (70% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Wipers
    • 7.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.45% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.89% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.45% fail on Pipe
      • 0.45% fail on System
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type
  • 9.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Drivers (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers other
  • 5.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 0.89% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Free play
        • 0.45% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.45% fail on Steering control
      • 0.45% fail on Steering column
    • 0.45% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.45% fail on Operation
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Condition

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