Suzuki SX4 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
62.4% pass rate
from 2,361 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki SX4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Springs (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Coil spring (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (78% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.042% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 12% fail on Brakes (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.042% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.085% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.042% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.21% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.21% fail on Lever (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Cable
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Hand lever (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.085% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.042% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.042% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.042% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.042% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
  • 8.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Individual direction indicators (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.085% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.042% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.042% fail on Horn
    • 0.042% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.042% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (61% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.042% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.042% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Transmission
      • 0.76% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.72% fail on Joints
        • 0.042% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.042% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.042% fail on Joints
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body
      • 0.085% fail on Panel
      • 0.085% fail on Other body component
      • 0.042% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.085% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.085% fail on Bracket (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Seats
      • 0.085% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.042% fail on Doors
      • 0.042% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.042% fail on Door condition
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.72% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.51% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.042% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.042% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.042% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.085% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.085% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.72% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.68% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.042% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.042% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.042% fail on Power steering
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
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