Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2008
60.1% pass rate
from 9,834 tests in 2017
(8.1% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Rear wheels (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.010% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses
        • 0.051% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.031% fail on Pump (91 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.031% fail on Wheel cylinder (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.010% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.75% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.010% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.010% fail on Operation
    • 0.010% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.010% fail on Components
        • 0.010% fail on Pipes
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (9.6% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Rear lamps (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (37% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Fog lamp (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 0.42% fail on Battery (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (54% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual lamps (88% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
  • 16% fail on Suspension (20% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (35% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
      • 0.010% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.010% fail on Presence
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Rear (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Front
    • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front drive shafts (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Constant velocity joints (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.010% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.051% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.051% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.051% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.010% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.010% fail on Condition
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.061% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.051% fail on Mirrors (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Valve stem (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pipe
      • 0.031% fail on Cap
      • 0.020% fail on Tank
      • 0.020% fail on System (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Hose
  • 0.93% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.55% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.51% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Requirements
      • 0.010% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.83% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering system (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Free play
        • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.020% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.15% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Power steering
      • 0.071% fail on Operation
      • 0.010% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.031% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.010% fail on Steering control
      • 0.010% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.52% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers
    • 0.020% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.020% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.020% fail on Chassis
    • 0.020% fail on Load security
      • 0.010% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.010% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.010% fail on Body security
  • 0.49% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Halfshafts
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