Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1995
57.1% pass rate
from 352 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.57% fail on Dipswitch (9 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Fog lamp (80% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Lamp
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 9.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.7% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.57% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts (86% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Front drive shafts (92% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (94% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.85% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.85% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.57% fail on Front
    • 0.28% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.28% fail on Location
    • 0.28% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 7.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.85% fail on Cap
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
      • 0.28% fail on Hose
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.1% fail on Components
        • 5.1% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 1.1% fail on Valves
        • 0.28% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal
        • 0.57% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.28% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.28% fail on Cable
    • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.57% fail on Drivers
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.85% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (71% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Seat belts (91% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 0.85% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.57% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.57% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.28% fail on Free play
        • 0.28% fail on Steering box
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.28% fail on Other components
    • 0.28% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.28% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.57% fail on Towbars
    • 0.28% fail on Towbar
    • 0.28% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment

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