Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2013
78.0% pass rate
from 8,863 tests in 2020
(13% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (45% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (75% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (75% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (82% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (30% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (29% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (28% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment (32% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Battery(ies) (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Position lamps (29% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Position lamp (22% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors (14% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (19% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (26% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Brake linings (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs and drums (10% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs (11% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (44% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Lever (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (24% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (39% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance (45% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.58% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (1.6% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (1.3% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7.3% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp) (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance (58% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.068% fail on Service brake performance (17% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance (22% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (28% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance (33% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (30% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.011% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.056% fail on Brake performance not tested (18% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Hand lever (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control (13% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Anti-lock braking system (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic systems (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Servos
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.023% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.011% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.011% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (1.9% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on View to rear (17% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Mirrors (20% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Condition of glass (12% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Windscreen (10% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Bonnet (29% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (29% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (11% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type (18% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Anti-roll bars (10% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (97% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (66% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage ball joints (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Springs (92% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Coil spring (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension arms (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint (98% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Suspension rods (64% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.61% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Exhaust emissions (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Catalyst emissions (78% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested (58% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Non catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition (54% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (31% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks (72% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Engine oil leaks (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.33% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Prop shafts (34% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.011% fail on Joints
    • 0.068% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Bumpers (8.7% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Doors (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Driver's door (33% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
        • 0.011% fail on Catch
        • 0.011% fail on Hinge
    • 0.023% fail on Fuel system (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
      • 0.011% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle (22% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates (22% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Attachment (68% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.068% fail on Steering (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Steering linkage components (96% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Track rod end (97% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.034% fail on Steering play (83% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering rack (85% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
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  • 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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