Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 1998
53.5% pass rate
from 157 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Rear
    • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.64% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.64% fail on Location
    • 0.64% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.64% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.64% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.64% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.3% fail on Emissions
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Tank
      • 0.64% fail on Cap
      • 0.64% fail on System
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.64% fail on Hoses
      • 0.64% fail on Leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
  • 8.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 8.9% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.1% fail on Body condition
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.64% fail on Washers
    • 0.64% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.64% fail on Locking devices

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