Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.4% pass rate
from 387 tests in 2020
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.

  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 7.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 6.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake fluid (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Master cylinder
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
    • 0.52% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.26% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.52% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.26% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 1.0% fail on Front passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe
      • 0.26% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 0.78% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Joints (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Floor (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Other body component
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.52% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.52% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.52% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (70% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.52% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.52% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility
    • 7.8% fail on Wipers (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.5% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment

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