Suzuki SX4 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
63.2% pass rate
from 2,384 tests in 2020
(21% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki SX4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 13% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 13% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 13% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms (59% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (94% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2.8% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Linkage ball joints (27% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint dust cover (93% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (16% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (9.7% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (0.57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut (78% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component (3.5% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (75% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Suspension rods (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Sub-frames (1.0% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.042% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Brakes (90% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (87% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance (42% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.084% fail on Plate brake tester (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.084% fail on Parking brake performance (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (89% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance (32% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (18 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (29% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (27% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.042% fail on Lever
    • 0.88% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Lever (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems (79% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3.4% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (4.0% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (11% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear (50% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors (53% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Bonnet (6.1% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.042% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (12% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (20% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters (35% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Individual direction indicators (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.042% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.042% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.042% fail on Horn
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (8.9% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (17% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Transmission (29% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Drive shafts (41% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Joints (41% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe (20 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Hose (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers (50% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.042% fail on Bracket
    • 0.084% fail on Body (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Other body component (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Towbar
      • 0.042% fail on Other towbar components
  • 0.84% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust emissions (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Spark ignition (50% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Emissions not tested (48% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition (83% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks (10% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Engine oil leaks (20% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Seat belts (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Ball joint (34% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
        • 0.042% fail on Steering component
      • 0.042% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates (66% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.084% fail on Road Wheels (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Attachment (70% better than other 2011 cars)
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