Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1998
57.6% pass rate
from 184 tests in 2020
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Grand Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (85% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 10% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.54% fail on Joints
    • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Chassis
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on Tank
    • 0.54% fail on Towbar
      • 0.54% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.54% fail on Body
      • 0.54% fail on Other body component
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.54% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.54% fail on Door condition
    • 0.54% fail on Floor
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.54% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.54% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.54% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.54% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.6% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (15 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.54% fail on Pedal
      • 0.54% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.54% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.54% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.54% fail on Lever
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.54% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.54% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.54% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.54% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
  • 5.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.54% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.54% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.54% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.54% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.54% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.54% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.54% fail on Washers
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 0.54% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.54% fail on Other components

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