Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1992
55.5% pass rate
from 110 tests in 2017
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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.3% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Front lamps
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.91% fail on Switch
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.91% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Horn
    • 2.7% fail on Battery
    • 0.91% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.91% fail on Fog lamp
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.91% fail on Drive shafts
    • 8.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.91% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.91% fail on Presence
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.91% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.91% fail on Front
    • 0.91% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.3% fail on Components
        • 6.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.91% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.91% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.91% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.8% fail on Pedal
        • 0.91% fail on Condition
        • 0.91% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.91% fail on Hub components
      • 0.91% fail on Brake pads
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 11% fail on Washers (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.91% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.91% fail on Mirrors
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.5% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Cap
      • 0.91% fail on System
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.91% fail on Emissions
  • 8.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.6% fail on Body condition
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis
    • 1.8% fail on Doors
      • 0.91% fail on Drivers
      • 0.91% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.91% fail on Seats
      • 0.91% fail on Passengers
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Steering box (8 times worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Road Wheels (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)

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