Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.5% pass rate
from 99 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 16% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 5.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Suspension arm (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (37 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 9.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Chassis (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Chassis condition (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 3.0% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Driver's door (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Door condition (15 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Tank
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 8.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 1.0% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 5.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Reservoirs (66 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake fluid
    • 2.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
  • 14% fail on Visibility
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on View to rear
      • 2.0% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.0% fail on Switch
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end

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