Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1993
58.1% pass rate
from 198 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 5.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.51% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.51% fail on Hoses
      • 1.0% fail on Leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Operation
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal
        • 0.51% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.51% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.51% fail on Rear
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.51% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Battery
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.51% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.51% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.51% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.51% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.51% fail on Horn
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.6% fail on Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Pipe
      • 0.51% fail on Cap
  • 12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Vehicle structure (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Chassis (180% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.51% fail on Passengers
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 5.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Steering box (9 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
    • 0.51% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment
  • 0.51% fail on Towbars
    • 0.51% fail on Vehicle structure

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