Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2004
59.6% pass rate
from 208 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Transmission
      • 6.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 6.7% fail on Joints
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on System (18 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.48% fail on Towbar
      • 0.48% fail on Towbar condition
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.96% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.96% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.96% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.96% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.8% fail on Springs
      • 4.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.96% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage
    • 3.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.48% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.48% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.48% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.96% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.96% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.96% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid
  • 9.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.48% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.48% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.48% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.96% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.48% fail on View to rear
      • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% 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
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
  • 0.96% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.48% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment

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