Suzuki SX4 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
66.7% pass rate
from 2,532 tests in 2020
(13% 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.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 11% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 11% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 11% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.079% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.39% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.079% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.079% fail on Lever
        • 0.039% fail on Linkage
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.36% fail on Lever
  • 6.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (40% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.95% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.95% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.079% fail on Individual direction indicators (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Headlamps (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.039% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.039% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.079% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.039% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.039% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (35% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Transmission
      • 0.83% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.83% fail on Joints
      • 0.079% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.079% fail on Joints
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.079% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.079% fail on Pipe
    • 0.039% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Bracket
  • 0.51% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.039% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.039% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Airbags
      • 0.039% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.36% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust emissions (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.079% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (87% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition (83% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.039% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.079% fail on Steering wheel (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Power steering
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
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