Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2001
43.3% pass rate
from 120 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.5% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.83% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 24% fail on Brakes (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 17% fail on Rbt (sp) (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 15% fail on Service brake imbalance (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 7.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.83% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.83% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.83% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.83% fail on Cable
    • 0.83% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.83% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.83% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.83% fail on Other components
  • 24% fail on Body, chassis, structure (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.83% fail on Joints
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Body (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Body condition (68 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Panel (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.83% fail on Tank
      • 0.83% fail on Hose
      • 0.83% fail on Pipe
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.7% fail on Driver's door (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Door condition (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.83% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.83% fail on Bumpers
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.83% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.83% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.83% fail on Horn
    • 0.83% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.83% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 9.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.83% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.83% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.83% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.83% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.83% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Tyres (94% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.8% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.83% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.83% fail on Lock stop

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