Suzuki Splash MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.0% pass rate
from 3,881 tests in 2020
(24% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Splash is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (49% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.44% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.026% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.052% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.026% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.026% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.052% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs and drums (67% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Brake discs (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.052% fail on Lever
        • 0.026% fail on Cable
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Lever (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.026% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.026% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.052% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.026% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.026% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (44% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (44% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage ball joints (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.052% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (66% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.93% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.80% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.67% fail on Direction indicators (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Flashing type (49% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamps (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.077% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.026% fail on Horn
    • 0.077% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.077% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 0.62% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.18% fail on Transmission (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.026% fail on Joints
    • 0.052% fail on Body
      • 0.026% fail on Panel
      • 0.026% fail on Other body component
    • 0.026% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.026% fail on Seats
      • 0.026% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.52% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.077% fail on Compression ignition (86% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Requirements
    • 0.026% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.026% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.026% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.077% fail on Road Wheels (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Condition
  • 0.026% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.026% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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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