Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2001
53.3% pass rate
from 1,631 tests in 2020
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.

  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (93% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 10% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Flexible couplings (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.61% fail on Prop shafts (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Prop shaft
    • 4.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.86% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.18% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.061% fail on Hose
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe
    • 0.80% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
      • 0.061% fail on Body condition
      • 0.061% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.49% fail on Cabs (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Towbar (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.12% fail on Towbar condition (34 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.061% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.061% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 15% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.49% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.061% fail on Mounting
      • 0.43% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.49% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.061% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt (49% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.061% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.061% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.49% fail on Brake discs (57% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.061% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.061% fail on Lever
    • 0.55% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.49% fail on Lever
    • 0.49% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.061% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.061% fail on Valves
    • 0.31% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (47 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.061% fail on Other components
    • 0.061% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.061% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.061% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.061% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.061% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp levelling device (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators (81% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies) (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.061% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.061% fail on Switch
    • 0.061% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.061% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (28% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Spark ignition (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.86% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.061% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.061% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.80% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.061% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 0.55% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (29% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.061% fail on View to rear
      • 0.061% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering
      • 0.43% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Rams (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.49% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 0.49% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.061% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.061% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.061% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment

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