Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2004
45.0% pass rate
from 4,154 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2004 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 15% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 15% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 15% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Couplings
      • 0.072% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.072% fail on Drive shafts
    • 8.3% fail on Suspension arms (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment
    • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Component mounting (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Spring mounting (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Attachment (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage condition (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Condition (23 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.58% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Axle beam (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Stop lamp (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp (22% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (35% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Individual lamps (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.024% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.99% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.55% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Horn
    • 0.096% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.048% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 25% fail on Brakes (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front wheels (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.096% fail on Brake operation
    • 9.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Components (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Pipes (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Hoses (57% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.024% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
      • 0.096% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.072% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.048% fail on Brake drums (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.048% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.82% fail on Restricted movement (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.17% fail on Cable
      • 0.024% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Components
        • 0.024% fail on Pipes
    • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.024% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.63% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen (54% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Tank
      • 0.048% fail on Hose
      • 0.048% fail on Pipe
      • 0.048% fail on Cap
      • 0.024% fail on System
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (31% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.072% fail on Free play
        • 0.072% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.048% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.22% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Power steering (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.048% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.096% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.12% fail on Body security
    • 0.072% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.072% fail on Load security
      • 0.072% fail on Access panel (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Seats
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment
      • 0.024% fail on Installation check
        • 0.024% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.72% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition

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