Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1994
57.3% pass rate
from 316 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (80% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.63% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Horn
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.32% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (60% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Component mounting (77% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.63% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.5% fail on Front (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Rear
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.63% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Axles
      • 0.32% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 6.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
        • 0.32% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.32% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Leaks
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 0.95% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.32% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.95% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.32% fail on Cable
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Body condition
    • 4.4% fail on Vehicle structure (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Chassis (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 0.95% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers
    • 0.32% fail on Body security
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.63% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.63% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.63% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Pipe
      • 0.63% fail on Cap
      • 0.63% fail on System
    • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 0.95% fail on Steering box
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
        • 0.32% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.95% fail on Steering control
      • 0.32% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.32% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.32% fail on Steering column
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
    • 0.32% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.95% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.95% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.95% fail on Attachment
  • 0.63% fail on Towbars
    • 0.32% fail on Towbar
    • 0.32% fail on Vehicle structure

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