Subaru Forester MOT Results

Registered in 2010
73.7% pass rate
from 951 tests in 2017
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Forester is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.84% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (26 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Headlamp levelling device (44 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Headlamp levelling device (91 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage condition (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment (31 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.95% fail on Front suspension joints (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.32% fail on Front
    • 0.11% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.11% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.84% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake operation (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Electronic stability system (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.53% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Tread depth (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.32% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.11% fail on Steering
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
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