Subaru Forester MOT Results

Registered in 2012
85.0% pass rate
from 394 tests in 2017
(28% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Forester is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.51% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.25% fail on Washers
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.51% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Tyres (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on System
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