Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2005
51.5% pass rate
from 3,100 tests in 2017
(7.8% worse than other 2005 cars)
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 5.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.065% fail on Location
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.032% fail on Presence
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Front
    • 2.2% fail on Macpherson strut (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts (54% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.065% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Component mounting (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Bonded suspension (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.097% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.065% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.065% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front lamps (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear lamps (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.81% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.065% fail on Switch
    • 0.71% fail on Battery
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Individual lamps (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.032% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.032% fail on Lamp
  • 20% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (95% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Rear wheels (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Parking brake performance (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.065% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.032% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Components (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Pipes (77% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.032% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.52% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.5% fail on ABS (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.58% fail on Restricted movement (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.032% fail on Cable
    • 0.032% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.032% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.19% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.94% fail on Emissions (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.065% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Cap
    • 0.097% fail on Emissions not tested (79% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Requirements
      • 0.065% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.61% fail on Body condition
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Passengers
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.097% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.065% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.097% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.097% fail on Chassis
    • 0.097% fail on Body security
  • 0.84% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Steering system (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Steering rack (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.097% fail on Power steering (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Operation
    • 0.065% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Steering control
      • 0.032% fail on Steering column
  • 0.55% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
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