Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.8% pass rate
from 2,332 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Grand Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (13% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
    • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.2% fail on Component mounting (31% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Subframe mounting (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Front
      • 0.34% fail on Rear (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.086% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.086% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.086% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.043% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.043% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Components (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Pipes (50% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.34% fail on Valves
        • 0.086% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.043% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.47% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels (65% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.043% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.043% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.94% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on ABS (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.086% fail on Condition
        • 0.043% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.043% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.043% fail on Leaks
    • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.043% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.1% fail on Front lamps (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Rear lamps (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps (84% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.043% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.043% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Fog lamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 0.39% fail on Trailer electrical socket (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.043% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.043% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Cap
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.086% fail on Tank
      • 0.043% fail on Hose
    • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.086% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (86% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 7.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Body condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.086% fail on Drivers
      • 0.086% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.086% fail on Body security
    • 0.043% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.043% fail on Seats
      • 0.043% fail on Passengers
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.086% fail on Mirrors (82% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.043% fail on Drive system
      • 0.043% fail on Pump
    • 0.60% fail on Steering system (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Free play
        • 0.043% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.043% fail on Other components
        • 0.043% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.26% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.17% fail on Steering control
      • 0.17% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Universal joint (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.043% fail on Towbars
    • 0.043% fail on Vehicle structure

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