Suzuki SX4 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
48.0% pass rate
from 1,741 tests in 2020
(18% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki SX4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 13% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 13% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.40% fail on Sub-frame (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.057% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.057% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.057% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.057% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.86% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Individual direction indicators (62% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.46% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.17% fail on Horn
      • 0.057% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (86% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (86% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Switch
    • 0.057% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.057% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.98% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.98% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt
          • 0.69% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.63% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.057% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.057% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.057% fail on Servos
    • 0.057% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (92% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.057% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.057% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.057% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.75% fail on Compression ignition (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.057% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.057% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.057% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.057% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.057% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Joints
      • 0.34% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.29% fail on Joints
        • 0.057% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.057% fail on Belts
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Hose
      • 0.057% fail on System
    • 0.29% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
      • 0.057% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.057% fail on Panel
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.057% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.057% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.057% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.057% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.057% fail on Bracket
    • 0.057% fail on Doors
      • 0.057% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.057% fail on Door condition
    • 0.057% fail on Seats
      • 0.057% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.92% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.46% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.057% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.057% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.057% fail on Steering play
      • 0.057% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.057% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.057% fail on Attachment
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