Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1996
59.0% pass rate
from 268 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.5% fail on Electrical equipment (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 4.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.75% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.75% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission
      • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.1% fail on Joints
      • 0.75% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.75% fail on Joints
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.37% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.75% fail on Tank
      • 0.75% fail on Pipe
      • 0.37% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 0.75% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.37% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.75% fail on Body
      • 0.37% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.37% fail on Other body component
    • 0.37% fail on Towbar
      • 0.37% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.37% fail on Cabs
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.37% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.75% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.75% fail on Rbt
          • 0.75% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.37% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.37% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.37% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.37% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.37% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 0.75% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.37% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.37% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.37% fail on View to rear
      • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.75% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.37% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.37% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.37% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (83% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.75% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.37% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.37% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.75% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.37% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.37% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.75% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plates

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