Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 1997
51.5% pass rate
from 132 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.76% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.76% fail on Individual lamps
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.6% fail on Front wheels (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.1% fail on Components
        • 5.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.76% fail on Hoses
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.76% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.76% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.76% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.76% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.76% fail on Rear
    • 0.76% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 3.0% fail on Cap (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.76% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
  • 5.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.76% fail on Body security
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate

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