Suzuki Splash MOT Results

Registered in 2009
60.8% pass rate
from 3,007 tests in 2020
(8.1% 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.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Mounting
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (37% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.100% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage
    • 2.2% fail on Macpherson strut (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (79% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.067% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.033% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.033% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.033% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 14% fail on Brakes (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.100% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake linings and pads (64% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Brake pads (65% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums (48% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Brake discs (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.033% fail on Lever
        • 0.033% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pedal
    • 0.96% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.100% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.067% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.067% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.067% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.033% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.033% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
  • 8.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.100% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp (53% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Electrical equipment (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.033% fail on Horn
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.30% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.100% fail on Pipe
      • 0.033% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.033% fail on System
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.100% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.100% fail on Door condition
      • 0.067% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition
    • 0.100% fail on Boot lid (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Other boot lid component (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.067% fail on Body
      • 0.067% fail on Other body component
    • 0.033% fail on Load security
      • 0.033% fail on Loading door
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.00% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.033% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.033% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.50% fail on Compression ignition (66% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (73% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.067% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.40% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.067% fail on Requirements
    • 0.067% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (86% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.100% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.067% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.033% fail on Steering play
      • 0.033% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.033% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.067% fail on Road Wheels (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.033% 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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