Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1994
57.8% pass rate
from 199 tests in 2020
(22% worse than other 1994 cars)
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 Body, chassis, structure (97% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (96% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Transmission (98% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.50% fail on Joints
    • 4.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Chassis (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Chassis condition (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (93% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Driver's door (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Hinge
    • 1.5% fail on Cabs (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Towbar
      • 0.50% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.50% fail on Seats
      • 0.50% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (70% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (2.9% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (10% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Electrical equipment (94% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (4.4% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (11% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3.7% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (3.6% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (0.75% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (20% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (39% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes (20% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance (31% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (94% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (42% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (18% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (28% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (25% better than other 1994 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other 1994 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (38% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (81% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (72% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs (77% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.50% fail on Lever
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.50% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.50% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.50% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.50% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (75% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (31% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 10% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (26% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (28% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (44% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings (3.9% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.50% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility (17% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers (65% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (26% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Driver's view (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (68% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates (70% worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (65% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.50% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.50% fail on Power steering
      • 0.50% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.50% fail on Speedometer

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