Suzuki SX4 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
56.2% pass rate
from 3,682 tests in 2020
(5.4% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki SX4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.4% fail on Springs (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Coil springs (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Coil spring (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.081% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (77% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 14% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.054% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.73% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt
          • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance (43% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.62% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (24% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums (56% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.027% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Lever (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.027% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.054% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.027% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.027% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.054% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.081% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Individual direction indicators (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.49% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.081% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.41% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.027% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.027% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.027% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.027% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.027% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.62% fail on Compression ignition (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (88% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.027% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.027% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.054% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.027% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.027% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.081% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.081% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.95% fail on Transmission (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Drive shafts (68% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Joints (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.081% fail on Hose (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on System
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
        • 0.027% fail on Catch
      • 0.054% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
        • 0.027% fail on Catch
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.054% fail on Bracket
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.081% fail on Other body component
      • 0.027% fail on Panel
    • 0.081% fail on Seats
      • 0.081% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.027% fail on Towbar
      • 0.027% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.027% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.027% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.81% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Requirements
  • 0.54% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Steering linkage components (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
        • 0.027% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.054% fail on Steering gear (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.027% fail on Power steering
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
    • 0.027% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.027% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates (55% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.054% fail on Condition
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