Suzuki SX4 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
63.1% pass rate
from 3,308 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki SX4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Location
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.70% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front drive shafts (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Constant velocity joints (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.060% fail on Rear (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses
        • 0.060% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.030% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Leaks
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components (29% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs (55% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.00% fail on Parking brake (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Condition (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.091% fail on ABS (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.060% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.060% fail on Pedal
        • 0.060% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.030% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.030% fail on Cable
  • 9.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (22% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Rear lamps (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamps (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Battery
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Individual lamps (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 0.030% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.060% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.030% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.060% fail on Pipe
      • 0.060% fail on System
      • 0.030% fail on Tank
  • 0.63% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering system (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.48% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.091% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
  • 0.48% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.091% fail on Body security
    • 0.060% fail on Seats
      • 0.060% fail on Drivers
    • 0.030% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.030% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
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