Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.9% pass rate
from 448 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.22% fail on Switch
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.22% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.22% fail on Horn
  • 23% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Parking brake performance (94% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (68% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 10% fail on Components (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Pipes (84% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses
        • 0.45% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.22% fail on Valves
      • 0.67% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.89% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.45% fail on Cable
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
  • 16% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.45% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.22% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (28 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 0.67% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (68% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.22% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.8% fail on Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.45% fail on Pipe
      • 0.45% fail on System
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
  • 13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Body condition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 0.89% fail on Passengers front (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Drivers
    • 0.89% fail on Body security (16 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers
  • 8.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.7% fail on Seat belts (97% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.45% fail on Steering box (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
        • 0.22% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.45% fail on Locking devices (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (56% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.67% fail on Towbars
    • 0.67% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)

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