Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.1% pass rate
from 3,425 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Grand Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 10% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.058% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.55% fail on Prop shafts (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.029% fail on Belts
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.088% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.088% fail on Hose
    • 0.41% fail on Towbar (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Towbar condition (109 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.41% fail on Cabs (16 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas (19 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
      • 0.088% fail on Panel
      • 0.058% fail on Mounting fixings (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.058% fail on Floor
    • 0.058% fail on Seats
      • 0.029% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.029% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.029% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.029% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.029% fail on Load security
      • 0.029% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.029% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.029% fail on Doors
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
  • 16% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.6% fail on Springs (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Coil springs (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Coil spring (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.058% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.088% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.029% fail on Axles
      • 0.029% fail on Axle
    • 0.029% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
  • 13% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (28% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (34% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.029% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (49% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.088% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.058% fail on Parking brake performance (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.088% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.029% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.029% fail on Lever
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.41% fail on Lever
    • 0.38% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Anti-lock braking system (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.058% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.20% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.058% fail on Other components
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.029% fail on Operation
      • 0.029% fail on Leaks
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.058% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.82% fail on Battery(ies) (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Individual direction indicators (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.50% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 0.088% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.058% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.058% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Spark ignition (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.029% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.029% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.029% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.93% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (60% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.029% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.088% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.058% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.058% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility (21% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.029% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.029% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
      • 0.058% fail on Requirements
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.029% fail on Rams
    • 0.32% fail on Steering gear (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Operation
    • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.029% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.088% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Steering play
      • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.029% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.029% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.058% fail on Condition
  • 0.058% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.058% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.029% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.029% fail on Anchorages

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