Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2003
57.0% pass rate
from 3,981 tests in 2017
(11% better than other 2003 cars)
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 Suspension
    • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Couplings
      • 0.075% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.075% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.050% fail on Location
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (32% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Component mounting (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Spring mounting (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.050% fail on Tie bars/rods (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.025% fail on General condition
    • 0.025% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on Axles
      • 0.025% fail on Axle beam
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (39% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (44% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (40% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Battery (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.025% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual lamps (78% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 0.50% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.050% fail on Switch
    • 0.075% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.050% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 15% fail on Brakes (10% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance (20% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels (72% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake imbalance (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Brake operation (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.1% fail on Components
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.30% fail on Valves
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.050% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.075% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.025% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.025% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.025% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on ABS (59% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.075% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.075% fail on Pedal
        • 0.075% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.050% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.025% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.025% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.025% fail on Cable
  • 7.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.075% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.050% fail on Size/type (85% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Body security
    • 0.075% fail on Doors (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Passengers other (78% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.025% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.050% fail on Installation check (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Anchorage's (19 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (86% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Power steering (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
      • 0.025% fail on Drive system
      • 0.025% fail on Rams
    • 0.70% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Free play
        • 0.075% fail on Steering box (19 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Steering box
      • 0.025% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.025% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.23% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering coupling (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Universal joint (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Steering column
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on Hubs
  • 0.13% fail on Towbars
    • 0.10% fail on Towbar (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Vehicle structure

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