Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2005
46.1% pass rate
from 4,198 tests in 2017
(20% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 16% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 16% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 16% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Couplings
      • 0.19% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Attachment (23 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Rear (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Front
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Location (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Trailing arms (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Axles (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Axle beam (23 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.095% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Panhard rods (18 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment (104 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
  • 26% fail on Brakes (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front wheels (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Rear wheels (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.071% fail on Brake operation
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Components (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Hoses
        • 0.19% fail on Reservoirs (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.024% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.74% fail on ABS
    • 0.69% fail on Restricted movement (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.071% fail on Pedal
        • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.071% fail on Cable
    • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.048% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.6% fail on Stop lamp (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.91% fail on Rear lamps (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.33% fail on Tell tales (25 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on All direction indicators (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Battery
    • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Fog lamp (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
      • 0.024% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.048% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.048% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
      • 0.024% fail on Tell tale
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
    • 0.071% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions
    • 0.74% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Tank
      • 0.024% fail on Hose
      • 0.024% fail on Cap
      • 0.024% fail on System
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.048% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.33% fail on Locking devices (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.88% fail on Body condition (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.33% fail on Vehicle structure (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Chassis (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.048% fail on Load security
      • 0.024% fail on Access panel
      • 0.024% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.024% fail on Body security
    • 0.024% fail on Seats
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (33% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.048% fail on Requirements
    • 0.024% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.024% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Attachment (78% better than other 2005 cars)

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