Subaru Forester MOT Results

Registered in 2015
87.7% pass rate
from 1,183 tests in 2020
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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Forester is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.42% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.085% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.085% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.085% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.085% fail on Horn
    • 0.085% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.085% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.085% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.085% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.085% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.17% fail on Washers (84% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on View to rear
      • 0.085% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.17% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.59% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.085% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.085% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.085% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.085% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.085% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.085% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.085% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension (80% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.085% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.59% fail on Springs
      • 0.59% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.59% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.085% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.085% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Tread depth (75% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.42% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.085% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.085% fail on Transmission
      • 0.085% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.085% fail on Joints
  • 0.42% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.25% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.085% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.17% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.085% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.25% fail on Steering
    • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.085% fail on Power steering
      • 0.085% fail on Other components
  • 0.085% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.085% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.085% fail on Condition
  • 0.085% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.085% fail on Attachment
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