Suzuki Vitara MOT Results

Registered in 2016
89.6% pass rate
from 11,516 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Vitara is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (68% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.017% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.43% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.017% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (52% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.052% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.017% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0087% fail on Horn
    • 0.087% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.026% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.58% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.026% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.026% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Mechanical brake components (36% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Brake linings and pads (32% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Brake pads (31% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Brake discs and drums (59% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Brake discs (59% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0087% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0087% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0087% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.052% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.026% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.017% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0087% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.0087% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0087% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0087% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (89% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0087% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0087% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.0087% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0087% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 0.23% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.069% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Springs (82% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Coil spring (82% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0087% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0087% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.017% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.052% fail on Requirements (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.052% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.043% fail on Body
      • 0.043% fail on Other body component
    • 0.035% fail on Transmission
      • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.017% fail on Joints
      • 0.017% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0087% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.0087% fail on Joints
    • 0.026% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0087% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0087% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0087% fail on Seats
      • 0.0087% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (69% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust emissions (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.061% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.026% fail on Spark ignition (86% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.017% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.096% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.017% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0087% fail on Steering
    • 0.0087% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0087% fail on Steering rack
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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