Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2000
52.1% pass rate
from 303 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Horn
      • 0.33% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.66% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Joints
      • 2.0% fail on Prop shafts (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Chassis (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Chassis condition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Other body component (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.33% fail on Panel
    • 0.99% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.99% fail on Doors
      • 0.99% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Seats
      • 0.66% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.33% fail on Towbar
      • 0.33% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.33% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.33% fail on Cabs
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (61% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (95% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.33% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.33% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.99% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.99% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt
          • 0.66% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 5.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.66% fail on Brake drums (21 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.66% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.66% fail on Cable
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.99% fail on Pedal
      • 0.33% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.66% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.66% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.66% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.66% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Suspension arm (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.66% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.99% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.33% fail on Axles
      • 0.33% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.33% fail on Springs
      • 0.33% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.33% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.33% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.66% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.66% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.33% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.99% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Intermediate drop arm (47 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.33% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Other components
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.99% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates

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