Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2007
53.8% pass rate
from 12,001 tests in 2020
(10% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (22% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (44% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Springs (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Coil springs (34% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Coil spring (34% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Torsion bars (73 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Torsion bar (88 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.0083% fail on Bonded suspension unit
      • 0.0083% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Other suspension component (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0083% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.52% fail on Macpherson strut (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.22% fail on Sub-frames (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.092% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.058% fail on Axles (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Axle (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (91% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 19% fail on Brakes (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.92% fail on Service brake imbalance (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.0083% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (81% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.0083% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0083% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0083% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums (27% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs (27% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.075% fail on Lever
        • 0.033% fail on Cable (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.31% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.15% fail on Valves (16 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Reservoirs (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Master cylinder (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Flexible brake hoses (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.033% fail on Other components
      • 0.0083% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.0083% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0083% fail on Valves
    • 0.0083% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (10% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Position lamp (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (12% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0083% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.87% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.64% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.44% fail on Battery(ies) (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (64% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0083% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0083% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.083% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.075% fail on View to rear (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Mirrors (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.067% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (16% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (27% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0083% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.0083% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.27% fail on Compression ignition (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (94% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.025% fail on Emissions not tested (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Engine oil leaks (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0083% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.0083% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0083% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.050% fail on Prop shafts (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Joints
    • 0.28% fail on Bumpers (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Doors (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.033% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition (80% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Catch
        • 0.0083% fail on Hinge
      • 0.0083% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0083% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Tank
      • 0.0083% fail on Hose
      • 0.0083% fail on System
    • 0.22% fail on Seats (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.092% fail on Other body component
      • 0.050% fail on Panel
    • 0.033% fail on Integral vehicle structure (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Chassis (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Chassis condition (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0083% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0083% fail on Bracket
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.79% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.67% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Requirements
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Airbags
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.61% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Steering linkage components (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0083% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0083% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.058% fail on Power steering (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Operation
    • 0.050% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.042% fail on Steering play
      • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.033% fail on Steering gear (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Steering rack (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0083% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0083% fail on Steering column
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0083% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.017% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.017% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.017% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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