Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2001
47.2% pass rate
from 684 tests in 2017
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake imbalance (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Components (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Pipes (94% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.44% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.15% fail on Valves
      • 0.88% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.15% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.44% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front drive shafts (66% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.73% fail on Rear
    • 0.15% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 9.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.73% fail on Cap
      • 0.58% fail on System
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.73% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering column
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Condition

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