Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1994
59.6% pass rate
from 245 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.41% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.41% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.41% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.41% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.41% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (81% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.82% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.82% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.82% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.82% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Pedal
      • 0.82% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.82% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.41% fail on Valves
    • 0.82% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.82% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.82% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.41% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.41% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Transmission
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.7% fail on Joints
      • 0.82% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.82% fail on Joints
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Chassis
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.82% fail on Pipe
      • 0.41% fail on Tank
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 0.82% fail on Panel
      • 0.41% fail on Other body component
    • 0.82% fail on Doors
      • 0.82% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.82% fail on Door condition
    • 0.82% fail on Seats
      • 0.41% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.41% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.41% fail on Bumpers
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 7.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.41% fail on Springs
      • 0.41% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.41% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.4% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.82% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.41% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.41% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 2.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 2.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.82% fail on Driver's view (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 6.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.1% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.41% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.41% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Condition

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