Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1996
51.5% pass rate
from 336 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Battery (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.30% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (84% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Components (65% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Pipes (89% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.60% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.60% fail on Valves
      • 1.8% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.89% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.60% fail on Pedal
        • 0.60% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.60% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.30% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
      • 0.30% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.30% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.89% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.89% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.89% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.60% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (44% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust system (69% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Cap (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pipe
      • 0.30% fail on Tank
      • 0.30% fail on Hose
      • 0.30% fail on System
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 11% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Vehicle structure (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Chassis (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.89% fail on Drivers
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.89% fail on Seats
      • 0.89% fail on Passengers
  • 12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 12% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.30% fail on Free play
        • 0.30% fail on Steering box
      • 0.30% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.30% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
        • 0.30% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
    • 0.30% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment
  • 0.30% fail on Towbars
    • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure

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