Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2012
83.0% pass rate
from 8,182 tests in 2017
(19% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps (53% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Individual lamps (46% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.098% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.037% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.037% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.15% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Fog lamp (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Horn
    • 0.012% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.086% fail on Bonnet (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (29% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Size/type
    • 0.098% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Rear wheels (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.024% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (38% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.024% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.62% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Components (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Hoses
        • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
      • 0.012% fail on Leaks
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on ABS
    • 0.012% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.012% fail on Lever
  • 0.54% fail on Suspension (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Front
      • 0.012% fail on Rear
    • 0.024% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Front drive shafts (93% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Constant velocity joints (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.012% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Emissions
    • 0.037% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.024% fail on System
      • 0.012% fail on Cap
    • 0.012% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.086% fail on Attachment
    • 0.024% fail on Condition
  • 0.098% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.073% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.024% fail on Seat belts (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.098% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.086% fail on Body condition
    • 0.012% fail on Seats
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers
  • 0.037% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Steering system (93% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.012% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.012% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.012% fail on Power steering
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic power steering
Read the Honest John Review

  • Suzuki Swift (2010 - 2017)
    Excellent equipment across the range, great fun to drive regardless of the engine, sport version is huge fun, 4x4 is great for rural areas.

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