Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2003
62.1% pass rate
from 211 tests in 2017
(22% better than other 2003 cars)
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Front drive shafts (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.47% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.8% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.95% fail on Front
      • 0.95% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.47% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment
    • 0.47% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.95% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Battery
    • 0.47% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.2% fail on Emissions
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.95% fail on System
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.95% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.3% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.47% fail on Valves
      • 0.47% fail on Leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Restricted movement (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Hub components
      • 0.95% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
  • 0.95% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Steering system
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering
      • 0.47% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.47% fail on Towbars
    • 0.47% fail on Towbar

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