Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1995
63.3% pass rate
from 240 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.83% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.42% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.42% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.6% fail on Transmission
      • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Joints
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.83% fail on Joints
        • 0.42% fail on Prop shaft
    • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Chassis
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.83% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.42% fail on Tank
      • 0.42% fail on Hose
      • 0.42% fail on Pipe
    • 0.83% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.42% fail on Door condition
      • 0.42% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.42% fail on Door condition
    • 0.42% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.42% fail on Carrier
    • 0.42% fail on Towbar
      • 0.42% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.42% fail on Body
      • 0.42% fail on Other body component
    • 0.42% fail on Cabs
      • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.42% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.42% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.42% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.42% fail on Cable
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.7% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.83% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.42% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.2% fail on Suspension
    • 5.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.42% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.83% fail on Springs
      • 0.83% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 9.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.42% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.42% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.42% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.83% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.83% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.83% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.42% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.42% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.42% fail on Operation
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.83% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment

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