Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2006
43.5% pass rate
from 1,812 tests in 2020
(30% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Brakes (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 9.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 9.4% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt
          • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.055% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.055% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.055% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.94% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.94% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.39% fail on Lever
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.055% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 17% fail on Transmission (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 16% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 16% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.61% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.44% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
    • 0.39% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.28% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Bracket
    • 0.22% fail on Floor (21 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
    • 0.055% fail on Body
      • 0.055% fail on Other body component
    • 0.055% fail on Seats
      • 0.055% fail on Driver's seat
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.99% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.39% fail on Individual direction indicators (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Main beam tell-tale (46 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.33% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.17% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Suspension arms (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Suspension arm (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (70 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.99% fail on Other suspension component (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.055% fail on Mounting
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Axles
      • 0.055% fail on Axle
    • 0.055% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.055% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on View to rear
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.055% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.055% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.055% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.055% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.17% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Other emission control equipment (53 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.055% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.055% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.055% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Track rod end (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.33% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.94% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Attachment

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