Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2005
58.1% pass rate
from 124 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Springs (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 11% fail on Coil spring (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.81% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.81% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.81% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.81% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.81% fail on Rbt
          • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.81% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.81% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.81% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.81% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.8% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on System (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Exhaust system
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.81% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.81% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.81% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
  • 4.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 0.81% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.81% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.81% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.81% fail on Pipes and hoses

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