Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2006
53.3% pass rate
from 7,406 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage condition (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Front (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (31% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts (30% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Fitment
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Sub-frames (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Bonded suspension (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Component mounting (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.068% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.054% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Axles
      • 0.027% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.014% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.014% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.2% fail on Position lamps (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Front lamps (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear lamps (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.84% fail on Battery (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.72% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Horn (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.027% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.027% fail on Switch
    • 0.027% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Brakes (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Rear wheels (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake imbalance (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.014% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Components (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Pipes (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Hoses
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.027% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.014% fail on Pump
      • 0.53% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.014% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.5% fail on ABS (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.095% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.027% fail on Mechanical components (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Lever
      • 0.014% fail on Cable
    • 0.014% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.014% fail on Components
        • 0.014% fail on Hoses
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.081% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.095% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (15% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Cap
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
      • 0.027% fail on Hose
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Requirements
      • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Installation check
        • 0.014% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.89% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.82% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.068% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers airbag
      • 0.014% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.81% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Free play
        • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.014% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.014% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Operation
      • 0.041% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.095% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.72% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers
      • 0.054% fail on Passengers other (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Body security
    • 0.014% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.014% fail on Chassis
    • 0.014% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.65% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Condition
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