Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2002
52.4% pass rate
from 874 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Springs
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.1% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.69% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.69% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.34% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (88% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.46% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (89% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.80% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.11% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition
    • 1.0% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Body condition (14 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Panel
    • 0.69% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Hose
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.34% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on View to rear
      • 0.46% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.46% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.46% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 0.92% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.69% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.11% fail on Speedometer

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