Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2014
81.9% pass rate
from 11,351 tests in 2017
(27% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (87% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.044% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0088% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0088% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.57% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate lamp (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Fog lamp (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.018% fail on Side repeaters (93% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Battery
    • 0.018% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.018% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.018% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type
    • 0.088% fail on Valve stem (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.097% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0088% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.63% fail on Hub components (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake pads (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.026% fail on Brake discs (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.097% fail on Components
        • 0.070% fail on Hoses
        • 0.018% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0088% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.035% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Leaks
    • 0.088% fail on Restricted movement (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.035% fail on ABS
    • 0.026% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.026% fail on Pedal
        • 0.026% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0088% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.19% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.062% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.035% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0088% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.035% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.0088% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.0088% fail on Location
    • 0.0088% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0088% fail on Attachment
  • 0.35% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0088% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0088% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0088% fail on Body security
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.0088% fail on Requirements
    • 0.088% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.088% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.062% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.062% fail on Condition
  • 0.044% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Emissions
    • 0.018% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.035% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Steering system (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0088% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0088% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0088% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0088% fail on Locking devices
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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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