Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2001
54.1% pass rate
from 207 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 7.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.97% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.4% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.97% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.97% fail on Battery
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamps (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.48% fail on Horn
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.8% fail on Components
        • 5.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.97% fail on Hoses
        • 0.97% fail on Valves
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 0.97% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.48% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.48% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal
        • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.48% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 9.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Body condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 8.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.97% fail on Cap
      • 0.97% fail on System
  • 7.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.48% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.48% fail on Other components
        • 0.48% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.48% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate

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