Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2005
47.0% pass rate
from 2,492 tests in 2020
(18% 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.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint dust cover (8.3% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Springs (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Coil springs (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Coil spring (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Mounting (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (7.2% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (11% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint dust cover (9.6% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint (5.3% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Pins and bushes (8.3% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.64% fail on Other suspension component (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6.7% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.64% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 20% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.080% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested (13% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums (27% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (18% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Cable (54% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Lever (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (0.61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.32% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Valves (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.040% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.040% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.080% fail on Air and vacuum systems (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Leaks (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Flexible brake hoses (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.040% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp (1.5% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp levelling device (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2.9% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (3.0% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (5.0% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Electrical equipment (8.8% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Battery(ies) (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Horn (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Individual direction indicators (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Position lamp (56% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (13% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility (9.3% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (3.9% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Driver's view (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Condition of glass (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Windscreen (47% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (0.46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (0.67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (34% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested (27% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Non catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Compression ignition (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (22% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Transmission (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts (19% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Joints (18% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts (22% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Joints (8.4% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system (14% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Doors (21% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Catch (25 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.040% fail on Door condition
    • 0.32% fail on Integral vehicle structure (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame condition (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.28% fail on Chassis (4.8% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis condition (3.9% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Bumpers (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Seats (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Passenger's seat (8.4% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body (20% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component (6.4% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Panel (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Bracket (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (11% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Airbags
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering (14% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.68% fail on Identification of the vehicle (4.8% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plates (5.1% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment (35% better than other 2005 cars)
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