Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1993
63.2% pass rate
from 144 tests in 2020
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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (88% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.69% fail on Tank
      • 0.69% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.4% fail on Body
      • 0.69% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.69% fail on Other body component
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 0.69% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.69% fail on Door condition
      • 0.69% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.69% fail on Door condition
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Passenger's seat (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Towbar
      • 0.69% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 0.69% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.69% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 5.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.69% fail on Cable
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever
    • 1.4% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.69% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.69% fail on Position lamp
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 6.9% fail on Washers
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.69% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.69% fail on Mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.69% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.69% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.69% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.69% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.69% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.9% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.69% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.69% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates

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