Suzuki SX4 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
78.0% pass rate
from 3,493 tests in 2020
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki SX4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.77% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.057% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.029% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (45% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.086% fail on View to rear
      • 0.086% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.057% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.029% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.029% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs and drums (60% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Brake discs (60% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.029% fail on Lever
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.89% fail on Rbt
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.029% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.77% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.029% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.20% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.057% fail on Brake fluid
  • 3.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.69% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.26% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamps (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Position lamp (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.086% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.057% fail on Horn
    • 0.029% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.029% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.49% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.057% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.057% fail on Condition
    • 0.029% fail on Airbags
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.46% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Transmission
      • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Joints
      • 0.029% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.029% fail on Joints
    • 0.17% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.057% fail on Panel (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.029% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 0.29% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust emissions (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition (76% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.029% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.029% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Steering play
      • 0.057% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.086% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.086% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.086% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.086% fail on Attachment
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