Suzuki Swift MOT Results

Registered in 2016
84.5% pass rate
from 10,500 tests in 2020
(2.3% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Swift is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (82% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (31% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Driver's view (45% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Condition of glass (5.0% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Windscreen (3.9% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on View to rear (3.9% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Mirrors (1.9% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (45% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (50% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.95% fail on Stop lamp (80% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Direction indicators (77% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Flashing type (77% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Individual direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (2.6% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (24% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Reversing lamps (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Reversing lamps (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Electrical equipment (39% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.038% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Position lamps (32% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Position lamp (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Rear reflectors (24% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes (3.5% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake linings and pads (50% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums (12% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (12% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0095% fail on Lever
    • 0.87% fail on Brake performance (50% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (89% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (86% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0095% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0095% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0095% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (8.2% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp) (13% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance (19% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0095% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.038% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0095% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.0095% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pedal (86% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (17% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability control (33% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Anti-lock braking system (27% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Rigid brake pipes (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Flexible brake hoses (36% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (12% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0095% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0095% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0095% fail on Brake fluid
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Size/type (43% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars (1.5% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0095% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0095% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0095% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.086% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Suspension arms (89% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0095% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0095% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Transmission (60% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Joints (64% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0095% fail on Joints
    • 0.029% fail on Body (0.066% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Other body component (20% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Doors (3.8% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (74% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Catalyst emissions (47% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Fluid leaks (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Engine oil leaks (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle (25% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates (25% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.048% fail on Road Wheels (69% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Condition (19% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Attachment
  • 0.029% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Steering column
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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