Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2002
38.5% pass rate
from 187 tests in 2017
(24% worse than other 2002 cars)
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Suspension (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 16% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 15% fail on Component mounting (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.53% fail on Spring mounting
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front drive shafts (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.53% fail on Drive shafts
    • 9.1% fail on Suspension arms (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
    • 0.53% fail on General condition
    • 0.53% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.53% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.53% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
  • 28% fail on Brakes (64% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (94% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 15% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 14% fail on Components (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 13% fail on Pipes (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.53% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.53% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.53% fail on Leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Wheel cylinder (51 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.53% fail on Pedal
        • 0.53% fail on Condition
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Tell tales (87 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.53% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.0% fail on Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on Pipe
      • 0.53% fail on System
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 8.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 8.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Load security
      • 0.53% fail on Access panel
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.53% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.6% fail on Locking devices (36 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate

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