Suzuki Splash MOT Results

Registered in 2009
64.9% pass rate
from 2,582 tests in 2017
(7.6% worse 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 Splash is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 10% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 10% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.9% fail on Macpherson strut (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (48% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Condition
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.35% fail on Rear
      • 0.19% fail on Front
    • 0.43% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Front drive shafts (60% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Constant velocity joints (64% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Couplings
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 12% fail on Brakes (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.62% fail on Brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.077% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
      • 0.077% fail on Operation
      • 0.039% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.039% fail on Leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.70% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.077% fail on Pedal
        • 0.077% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.077% fail on ABS
  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Rear lamps (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.85% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Battery
    • 0.077% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.039% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.039% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.039% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.039% fail on Switch
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (38% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (36% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.039% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.58% fail on Emissions
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.077% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.077% fail on System
  • 0.46% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.39% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.077% fail on Doors
      • 0.077% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.077% fail on Seats
      • 0.039% fail on Passengers
      • 0.039% fail on Drivers
    • 0.077% fail on Load security
      • 0.077% fail on Bootlid (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.039% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.077% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.077% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.039% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Attachment
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  • Suzuki Splash (2008 - 2014)
    Small yet tall five-door city car. High seating position. Rear seats fold flat. Auto is 4-speed torque converter. Highest first time MoT pass rate of any car.

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