Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 1996
66.9% pass rate
from 577 tests in 2017
(24% better than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (90% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Fog lamp (92% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps (80% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.69% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.52% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.17% fail on Couplings
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.69% fail on Front
      • 0.35% fail on Rear
    • 0.87% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.7% fail on Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Cap
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on System
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels (55% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (65% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (43% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Components (47% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.69% fail on Hoses
      • 0.69% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.87% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.87% fail on Pedal
        • 0.69% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (34% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (62% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.3% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.17% fail on Steering control
      • 0.17% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.17% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (53% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.69% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers
    • 0.35% fail on Vehicle structure (79% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Chassis (79% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (63% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (67% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.35% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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