Subaru Forester MOT Results

Registered in 2013
88.3% pass rate
from 741 tests in 2017
(31% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Forester is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.54% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.13% fail on Battery
    • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
  • 3.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.67% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.81% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.40% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.13% fail on ABS
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.27% fail on Rear
    • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres (74% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Tread depth (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.13% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.13% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate
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