Subaru Forester MOT Results

Registered in 2014
91.5% pass rate
from 996 tests in 2017
(40% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Forester is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket (24 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.10% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.10% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Tread depth (83% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Hub components (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.40% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Anti-slip
  • 0.60% fail on Suspension
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.20% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.60% fail on Driver's view of the road (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Wipers (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Washers
  • 0.30% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.30% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
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