Subaru Forester MOT Results

Registered in 2016
91.9% pass rate
from 1,208 tests in 2020
(36% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Forester is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.083% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.083% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.17% fail on Horn
      • 0.083% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.17% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.083% fail on Switch
    • 0.083% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Tread depth (85% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.083% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.083% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.17% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake imbalance
  • 0.99% fail on Visibility (65% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Wipers (60% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Washers
    • 0.083% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.083% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.83% fail on Suspension
    • 0.83% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.66% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust system (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Body
      • 0.083% fail on Other body component
  • 0.33% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.17% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.083% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.083% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.083% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 0.083% fail on Steering
    • 0.083% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.083% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.083% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.083% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.083% fail on Condition
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