Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 1996
54.4% pass rate
from 90 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension
    • 19% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 17% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.2% fail on Rear
      • 1.1% fail on Front
    • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Switch (36 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Mirrors (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.4% fail on Body condition
    • 3.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
  • 7.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 7.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes (72% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.2% fail on Components
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Free play
        • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Rams
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate

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