Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2009
65.7% pass rate
from 8,052 tests in 2017
(5.1% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Rear wheels (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake imbalance (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Brake operation (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Hoses
        • 0.075% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.012% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Wheel cylinder (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.72% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.14% fail on ABS
    • 0.025% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.012% fail on Lever
      • 0.012% fail on Cable
    • 0.012% fail on Locking devices
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps (21% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Rear lamps (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.47% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Battery (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Individual lamps (93% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on All direction indicators (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.025% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Location
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers (27% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front
    • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front drive shafts (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Bonded suspension (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.062% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Axles
      • 0.012% fail on Axle beam
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (29% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.099% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.012% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.062% fail on Cap
      • 0.037% fail on Pipe
      • 0.037% fail on System
      • 0.012% fail on Hose
  • 0.52% fail on Steering (56% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Steering system (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Free play
        • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.012% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component
      • 0.012% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.012% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.075% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Power steering
      • 0.050% fail on Operation
    • 0.012% fail on Steering control
      • 0.012% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.012% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.50% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Doors
      • 0.062% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.075% fail on Body condition
    • 0.012% fail on Body security
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Attachment
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