Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2005
64.1% pass rate
from 4,262 tests in 2017
(20% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Grand Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front drive shafts (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.047% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.047% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Location
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.094% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Wheel bearings (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Front
      • 0.28% fail on Rear (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Sub-frames (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Front suspension joints (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.023% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.023% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.023% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.023% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Components (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Hoses
        • 0.023% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.023% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (24% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake operation (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.047% fail on Brake drums (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Restricted movement (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on ABS (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.094% fail on Pedal
        • 0.094% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.023% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Rear lamps (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Battery
    • 0.66% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual lamps (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on All direction indicators (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.047% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 6.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Tank
      • 0.047% fail on Hose
      • 0.047% fail on Pipe
      • 0.023% fail on Cap
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (77% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.047% fail on Size/type (84% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Prescribed areas (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Requirements
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (77% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers
    • 0.047% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.047% fail on Load security
      • 0.023% fail on Access panel
      • 0.023% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.023% fail on Body security
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.070% fail on Free play
        • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.047% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
        • 0.023% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.023% fail on Steering component
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.094% fail on Operation
      • 0.023% fail on Drive system
      • 0.023% fail on Rams
    • 0.070% fail on Steering control
      • 0.070% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 0.023% fail on Towbars
    • 0.023% fail on Towbar
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