Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2011
77.1% pass rate
from 4,382 tests in 2017
(7.0% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Horn (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Battery (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Rear fog lamp (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Fog lamp (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.023% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.091% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.068% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.023% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.023% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Components (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Hoses
        • 0.023% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.43% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.046% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.21% fail on ABS
    • 0.068% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.046% fail on Parking brake (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.046% fail on Pedal
        • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
    • 0.73% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.37% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.37% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.32% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Prescribed areas (22 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Component mounting (25 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.046% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
      • 0.023% fail on Location
    • 0.023% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.023% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.023% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.023% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.023% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.023% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.84% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.23% fail on Doors (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.068% fail on Body condition
    • 0.046% fail on Vehicle structure (20 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Chassis (20 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.27% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Steering control
      • 0.023% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.023% fail on Steering system
      • 0.023% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.023% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.023% fail on Power steering
      • 0.023% fail on Electronic power steering
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  • Suzuki Alto (2009 - 2015)
    Cute little small hatch clone offering low emissions, low tax, good fuel economy and a proper 4-speed automatic option. Decent to drive.

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