Suzuki Grand Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2009
68.8% pass rate
from 2,297 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Grand Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.7% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (19% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp levelling device (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (22% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (22% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual direction indicators (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical equipment (35% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies) (9.2% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.087% fail on Position lamps (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Position lamp (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.044% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.044% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (17% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (83% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5.6% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance (62% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (2.5% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (16% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (17% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (21% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.044% fail on Cable
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (88% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Anti-lock braking system (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Brake fluid (6.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Servos
      • 0.044% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.087% fail on Parking brake control (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Lever (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Flexible brake hoses (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.044% fail on Pedal
    • 0.044% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 5.6% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage ball joints (28% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Mounting
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Other suspension component (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.044% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility (18% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on View to rear (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Mirrors (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.044% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (25% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (18% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (38% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Fluid leaks (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Other leaks (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.087% fail on Prop shafts (4.5% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.044% fail on Joints
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system (17% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Hose (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Tank
      • 0.044% fail on Pipe
      • 0.044% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.17% fail on Body (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Panel
    • 0.087% fail on Integral vehicle structure (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Towbar (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.044% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.087% fail on Seats (7.9% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Driver's seat (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Floor
  • 0.83% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (9.6% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (9.0% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle (6.0% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates (6.3% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Steering (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Steering rack (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Operation
    • 0.087% fail on Power steering (0.52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.044% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment (16% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.044% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.044% fail on Speedometer
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