Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.9% pass rate
from 154 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (70% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Transmission
      • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 7.1% fail on Joints
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 0.65% fail on Body condition
      • 0.65% fail on Other body component
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Other passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.65% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.65% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.65% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.65% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.65% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.65% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt
          • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.65% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.65% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.65% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.65% fail on Cable
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.65% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.65% fail on Lever
    • 0.65% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.65% fail on Other braking system component
  • 10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.65% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.65% fail on Operation
      • 0.65% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.65% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.65% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.65% fail on Other components
  • 2.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plates

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