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Suzuki Jimny MOT Results

66.3% pass rate
from 510 tests in 2017
Number of tests by age
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Suzuki Jimny is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators (66% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type (67% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.39% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Horn
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.59% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Battery (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.59% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.9% fail on Components
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.78% fail on Operation
      • 0.78% fail on Leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.98% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (17 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.59% fail on Pedal
        • 0.39% fail on Condition
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.20% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.20% fail on Components
        • 0.20% fail on Servos
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road (44% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Vehicle structure (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers
    • 0.59% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.20% fail on Speedometer
  • 7.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions (81% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Tank
      • 0.39% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on Cap
      • 0.20% fail on System
    • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.5% fail on Suspension
    • 2.4% fail on Leaf springs (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Shackle (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition (14 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Securing bolts (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
      • 0.59% fail on Rear
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Fitment
    • 0.78% fail on Axles
      • 0.78% fail on Swivel joints/housing (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Component mounting (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.39% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.20% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (99% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Requirements
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 0.59% fail on Free play
        • 0.59% fail on Steering box (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Steering box
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
        • 0.20% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.39% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering column
    • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.39% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.98% fail on Tyres
    • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment
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