Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2009
58.8% pass rate
from 9,129 tests in 2020
(12% 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.

  • 18% fail on Brakes (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 6.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.044% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (36% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.099% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Cable
        • 0.011% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Hand lever (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.088% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Valves (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.011% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.011% fail on Leaks
    • 0.011% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 17% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.89% fail on Linkage ball joints (27% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Springs (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.022% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.011% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.011% fail on Sub-frame
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (7.8% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Individual direction indicators (91% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.044% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.044% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.011% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.011% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.077% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.077% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.055% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.055% fail on View to rear (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Mirrors (67% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.38% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on System
      • 0.033% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Doors
      • 0.055% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.055% fail on Door condition
      • 0.022% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.011% fail on Catch
        • 0.011% fail on Hinge
      • 0.022% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
        • 0.011% fail on Hinge
    • 0.088% fail on Body
      • 0.066% fail on Other body component
      • 0.011% fail on Body condition
      • 0.011% fail on Panel
    • 0.022% fail on Undertray
    • 0.011% fail on Chassis
      • 0.011% fail on Chassis condition
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.93% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.72% fail on Catalyst emissions (28% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.022% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.011% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.022% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.011% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 0.72% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.39% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.033% fail on Requirements
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on Airbags
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.70% fail on Steering (63% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Steering linkage components (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Steering gear (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Steering rack (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.022% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.022% fail on Steering column
    • 0.011% fail on Steering play
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.011% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.011% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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