Suzuki SX4 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
59.1% pass rate
from 2,636 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki SX4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 10% fail on Springs (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 10% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 10% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.076% fail on Linkage
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.076% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.038% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.038% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.038% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.038% fail on Sub-frame
  • 13% fail on Brakes (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (37% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.038% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.038% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.68% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.038% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.076% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.076% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Servos
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.076% fail on Anti-lock braking system (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.076% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.076% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.038% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on Individual direction indicators (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.30% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.038% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.038% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.038% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.038% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.038% fail on View to rear
      • 0.038% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.038% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.038% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.038% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.076% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.038% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.42% fail on Transmission (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.038% fail on Joints
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.076% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.038% fail on Hose
      • 0.038% fail on System
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.076% fail on Body
      • 0.076% fail on Other body component
    • 0.038% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.038% fail on Bracket
    • 0.038% fail on Seats
      • 0.038% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.038% fail on Undertray
  • 0.61% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.46% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering linkage components (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.076% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Steering play
      • 0.076% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.038% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.038% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
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