Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2005
58.7% pass rate
from 4,188 tests in 2020
(10% 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.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Springs (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Coil springs (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Coil spring (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.048% fail on Axles
      • 0.024% fail on Axle
      • 0.024% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.048% fail on Macpherson strut (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.024% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shaft (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.31% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Joints
      • 0.024% fail on Belts
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Sub-frame condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.93% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.048% fail on Tank
      • 0.048% fail on Hose
    • 0.43% fail on Towbar (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Towbar condition (95 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Other towbar components (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.21% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
      • 0.072% fail on Mounting fixings (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Panel
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Cabs (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.048% fail on Doors (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
        • 0.024% fail on Catch
    • 0.048% fail on Floor
    • 0.024% fail on Load security
      • 0.024% fail on Dropside
        • 0.024% fail on Dropside condition
    • 0.024% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.024% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 12% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.072% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.91% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.048% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.048% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (28% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums (49% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Brake discs (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.57% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Anti-lock braking system (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.048% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.096% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Hand lever (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pedal
    • 0.072% fail on Flexible brake hoses (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.024% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.024% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
    • 0.048% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.024% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.24% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.14% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.048% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.74% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.072% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.024% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.024% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.98% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.072% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.048% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.048% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.024% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.024% fail on Oxygen sensor
    • 0.79% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.57% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.024% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.024% fail on Window
    • 0.096% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.072% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.072% fail on View to rear (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Mirrors (73% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Condition (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment
      • 0.048% fail on Requirements
    • 0.64% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
      • 0.072% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Rams
    • 0.36% fail on Steering linkage components (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.048% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.33% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
    • 0.048% fail on Steering play
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.024% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.024% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Hubs
  • 0.024% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.024% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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