Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2008
66.9% pass rate
from 2,826 tests in 2020
(22% 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.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (11% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters (45% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.25% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies) (25% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Position lamps (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Position lamp (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Rear reflectors (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Brakes (11% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (20% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (17% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance (13% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Plate brake tester (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.42% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (65% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (78% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.071% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Parking brake performance (93% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Rbt (93% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.071% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (50% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (52% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums (25% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs (25% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Anti-lock braking system (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (8.0% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Pedal (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Hand lever (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Parking brake control (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Lever (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Hydraulic systems (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.035% fail on Valves
    • 0.035% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Linkage ball joints (31% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (23% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Suspension arm (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Springs (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Coil springs (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Coil spring (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Mounting
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings (24% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (0.88% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear (7.8% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors (10% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view (7.2% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (13% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts (9.6% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Tank (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Hose (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Chassis (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis condition (80% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Bracket
    • 0.14% fail on Integral vehicle structure (7.6% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (4.6% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body (21% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Panel (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Other body component
    • 0.071% fail on Bumpers (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Towbar (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.035% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.071% fail on Seats (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.035% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.035% fail on Floor
    • 0.035% fail on Cabs
      • 0.035% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type (29% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (22% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition (16% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (1.6% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Catalyst emissions (37% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Compression ignition (46% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (23% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (58% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested (4.9% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Fluid leaks (4.0% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Other leaks (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.035% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.035% fail on Undertray
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (80% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Requirements
      • 0.035% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.46% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle (17% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates (16% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.42% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (7.9% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Operation (3.7% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Pipes and hoses (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.035% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment (42% better than other 2008 cars)
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