Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2006
44.5% pass rate
from 2,006 tests in 2017
(32% 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.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 19% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 18% fail on Front drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 18% fail on Constant velocity joints (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Couplings (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Drive shafts (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Component mounting (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Spring mounting (24 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Attachment (33 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Tie bars/rods (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment (51 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Panhard rods (65 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment (286 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.050% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 0.050% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Axles
      • 0.050% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.050% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 25% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front wheels (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.050% fail on Brake operation
    • 9.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.100% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.100% fail on Operation
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.050% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.70% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on ABS
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.050% fail on Pedal
        • 0.050% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.050% fail on Locking devices
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (24 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Tell tales (89 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on Individual lamps (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Battery
    • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Fog lamp (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Horn
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale (19 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.050% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Wipers (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions
    • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.100% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.050% fail on Tank
      • 0.050% fail on System
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
      • 0.100% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.100% fail on Load security
      • 0.100% fail on Access panel (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.050% fail on Body security
    • 0.050% fail on Seats
      • 0.050% fail on Passengers
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Track rod end (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.050% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
        • 0.050% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.25% fail on Locking devices (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.80% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.55% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.050% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.75% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment

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