Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2002
54.1% pass rate
from 2,563 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Grand Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Flexible couplings (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.51% fail on Prop shafts (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Belts
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame condition (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.078% fail on Hose
      • 0.078% fail on Pipe
      • 0.039% fail on Tank
    • 0.47% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.35% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
      • 0.078% fail on Body condition
      • 0.078% fail on Panel
      • 0.039% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.20% fail on Towbar
      • 0.16% fail on Towbar condition (39 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.20% fail on Floor
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.078% fail on Door condition
      • 0.039% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition
    • 0.039% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.039% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.039% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Bracket
    • 0.039% fail on Seats
      • 0.039% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.039% fail on Cabs
      • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.039% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (41% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.078% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.078% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.039% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.039% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.039% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.039% fail on Cable
        • 0.039% fail on Lever
    • 0.66% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.55% fail on Lever
    • 0.43% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.039% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.20% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Other braking system component (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.078% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.078% fail on Leaks
    • 0.039% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.039% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 13% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (28% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage ball joints (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 3.8% fail on Springs
      • 3.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.7% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.12% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (31% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (96% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.039% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.078% fail on Macpherson strut (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.039% fail on Axles
      • 0.039% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.039% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.70% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.47% fail on Horn
      • 0.078% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on Individual direction indicators (78% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.078% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.078% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.078% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.078% fail on Switch
    • 0.078% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Spark ignition (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.039% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.94% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (63% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.82% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.55% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.078% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.039% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.039% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Seat belts (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
      • 0.039% fail on Requirements
    • 0.35% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Airbags
      • 0.039% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Other components (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.039% fail on Rams
    • 0.55% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.039% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
        • 0.039% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.039% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.43% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.039% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.039% fail on Steering column
    • 0.039% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.039% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.039% fail on Steering play
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
  • 0.078% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.078% fail on Belt(s)/padding (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)

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