Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.4% pass rate
from 619 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.1% fail on Battery (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (46% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Rear lamps (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.81% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Components
        • 6.0% fail on Pipes
        • 3.2% fail on Hoses (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.32% fail on Brake back plates (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Wheel cylinder (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake control components (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Fitment
    • 0.48% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.48% fail on Cable
  • 14% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (19 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (59% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts (58% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (62% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
    • 0.32% fail on Front suspension joints (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Body condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 0.97% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.48% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.16% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.16% fail on Body security
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.32% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.9% fail on Seat belts (82% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.65% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
        • 0.16% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (61% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.97% fail on Towbars (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.32% fail on Towbar (13 times worse than other 1999 cars)

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