Suzuki SX4 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
66.7% pass rate
from 2,185 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki SX4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 15% fail on Springs (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 15% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 15% fail on Coil spring (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.092% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.55% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.092% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.046% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.046% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.046% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.046% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.046% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.046% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes (56% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (96% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (95% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt
          • 0.46% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.092% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.092% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.092% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.092% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.092% fail on Brake linings (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.092% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Linkage
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.092% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.046% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.046% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.73% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.73% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.092% fail on Individual direction indicators (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Reversing lamps (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Reversing lamps (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamps (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.092% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.046% fail on Horn
    • 0.046% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.046% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.046% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.092% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.092% fail on Indirect vision devices (38 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Size/type
  • 0.92% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Transmission
      • 0.46% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.46% fail on Joints
      • 0.046% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.046% fail on Joints
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.046% fail on Hose
      • 0.046% fail on Pipe
      • 0.046% fail on System
    • 0.092% fail on Body
      • 0.092% fail on Other body component
    • 0.046% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.046% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.32% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.046% fail on Airbags
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.27% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Exhaust emissions (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition (83% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.046% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.046% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.046% fail on Steering
    • 0.046% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.046% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.046% fail on Attachment
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