Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1998
50.5% pass rate
from 277 tests in 2017
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.

  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front drive shafts (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.72% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 0.72% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.36% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.36% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.72% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.72% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.72% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.72% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.36% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.72% fail on Brake operation (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.8% fail on Components
        • 4.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.36% fail on Cylinders
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.72% fail on Cap
      • 0.36% fail on Tank
      • 0.36% fail on Pipe
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.8% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 0.36% fail on Load security
      • 0.36% fail on Access panel
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.36% fail on Towbars
    • 0.36% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment

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