Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 1999
50.3% pass rate
from 155 tests in 2020
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 6.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.65% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 7.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.9% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.65% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.65% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.65% fail on Pedal
    • 0.65% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.65% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.5% fail on Transmission
      • 6.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 6.5% fail on Joints
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.65% fail on Pipe
      • 0.65% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.65% fail on Body
      • 0.65% fail on Panel
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.65% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.65% fail on Door condition
    • 0.65% fail on Seats
      • 0.65% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.65% fail on Mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.65% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.65% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.65% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 10% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.65% fail on Requirements
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Size/type
  • 0.65% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.65% fail on Steering
    • 0.65% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint

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