Suzuki Alto MOT Results

Registered in 2015
78.4% pass rate
from 1,865 tests in 2020
(21% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Alto is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (34% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamps (35% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.54% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.054% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.054% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (45% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type (71% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (21% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Doors (41 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's door (96 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (116 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Front passenger's door (54 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Door condition (56 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension (18% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (36% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (51% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake linings and pads (56% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Brake pads (56% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs and drums (70% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Brake discs (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Brake performance (29% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (0.53% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (1.7% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (3.1% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (6.5% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.054% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.054% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.054% fail on Rbt
          • 0.054% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.054% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.054% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (49% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.27% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Exhaust emissions (67% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions (4.5% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (48% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts (7.5% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (2.0% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (12% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.054% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.054% fail on Registration plates
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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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