Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.4% pass rate
from 590 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Grand Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.34% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Front
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.51% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Panhard rods (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment (50 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Axles
      • 0.17% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.68% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.34% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (58% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.68% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.8% fail on Components
        • 6.4% fail on Pipes (54% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Hoses
        • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.85% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.17% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on ABS
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Condition
  • 9.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Body condition (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Vehicle structure (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Body security (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Doors
      • 0.51% fail on Drivers
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions (75% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on System
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
  • 4.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering system (87% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
        • 0.17% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.17% fail on Towbars
    • 0.17% fail on Towbar
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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