Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 1996
73.8% pass rate
from 488 tests in 2020
(33% better than other 1996 cars)
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
      • 0.41% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.82% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.61% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (42% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (57% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.9% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.82% fail on Catalytic converter (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.82% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.20% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.20% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.20% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.41% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.4% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (52% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.82% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.82% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.41% fail on Springs
      • 0.41% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.41% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.41% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.41% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Decelerometer (13 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (13 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt
          • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.20% fail on Cable
    • 0.82% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.61% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.61% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (33% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission
      • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.5% fail on Joints
      • 0.41% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.41% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.82% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.82% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.41% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.20% fail on System
    • 0.82% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.61% fail on Chassis
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis condition
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.41% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.41% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (55% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (68% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Seat belts (77% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Requirements
      • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Airbags
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Hubs

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