Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2011
77.7% pass rate
from 6,029 tests in 2017
(9.6% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.00% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.78% fail on Individual lamps (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.100% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.017% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Battery
    • 0.083% fail on Horn
    • 0.050% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.100% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.017% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.100% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.033% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.017% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Components (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Hoses
        • 0.017% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.017% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 0.90% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.066% fail on ABS
    • 0.017% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.017% fail on Cable
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Location
    • 0.48% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.083% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.45% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front drive shafts (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Constant velocity joints (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.033% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.033% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.100% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.083% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.050% fail on Front
      • 0.033% fail on Rear
    • 0.017% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.017% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.22% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Emissions
    • 0.066% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on System
  • 0.18% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.100% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.083% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers
    • 0.017% fail on Load security
      • 0.017% fail on Access panel
  • 0.13% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering system (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Free play
        • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering pivot point
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Suzuki Swift (2010 - 2017)
    Cheap road tax and economical. Base-model is well equipped. Five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating. Swift Sport is great fun.

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