Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2008
72.8% pass rate
from 2,790 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Grand Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Rear lamps (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.036% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.036% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual lamps (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (80% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.072% fail on Battery
    • 0.072% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.036% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.036% fail on Hoses
      • 0.072% fail on Operation
      • 0.072% fail on Leaks
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels (75% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear wheels (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.072% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.036% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.072% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.072% fail on Pedal
        • 0.036% fail on Condition
        • 0.036% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.036% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.036% fail on ABS
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.036% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.036% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.7% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.75% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.72% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.25% fail on Front
      • 0.072% fail on Rear (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front drive shafts (89% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.036% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.072% fail on Condition
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.072% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.072% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.036% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.036% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 1.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.036% fail on Hose
      • 0.036% fail on Pipe
      • 0.036% fail on System
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.61% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Requirements
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.32% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.036% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.79% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.072% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.072% fail on Other components
      • 0.036% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.036% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.036% fail on Steering control
      • 0.036% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.036% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.036% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.22% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Body condition
    • 0.072% fail on Seats
      • 0.072% fail on Drivers
    • 0.036% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.036% fail on Body security
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