Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2015
88.4% pass rate
from 5,642 tests in 2020
(24% better than other 2015 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.71% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.018% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.018% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.018% fail on View to rear
      • 0.018% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Size/type
    • 0.018% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.43% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.071% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.071% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (11 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Horn
    • 0.071% fail on Headlamps (90% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.089% fail on Brake discs and drums (74% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Brake discs (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.071% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.071% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.071% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.053% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.018% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 0.34% fail on Suspension (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Springs
      • 0.018% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.018% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.018% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.018% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.018% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.25% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.018% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.018% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.018% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.018% fail on Transmission
      • 0.018% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.018% fail on Joints
    • 0.018% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Bracket
    • 0.018% fail on Doors
      • 0.018% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Steering
    • 0.089% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
        • 0.018% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.035% fail on Steering play (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition (63% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.018% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.018% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.018% fail on Other leaks
Read the Honest John Review

  • Suzuki Vitara (2015 on)
    Very good to drive and comfortable. Lots of interior space. Five star Euro NCAP rating. Relatively economical. Excellent 1.0 BoosterJet engines.

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