Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.4% pass rate
from 458 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (20% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.22% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.87% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Battery
    • 0.44% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.22% fail on Lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.22% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Component mounting (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.22% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.22% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 7.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.6% fail on Components
        • 6.1% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.44% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.22% fail on Valves
      • 0.44% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.22% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Tank (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Doors (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers front (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.44% fail on Engine mountings
  • 6.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (86% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.66% fail on Steering (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses

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