Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 1999
62.2% pass rate
from 1,478 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (26% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.068% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp (86% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (37% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.068% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.2% fail on Battery (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (40% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (40% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.068% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.54% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.068% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 15% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Prescribed areas (49% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Component mounting (65% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.68% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts (35% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts (37% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (37% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Presence
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.54% fail on Front
      • 0.47% fail on Rear
    • 0.68% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension joints (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (90% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.068% fail on Condition
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.068% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.1% fail on Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.95% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Hose (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on System
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Components (39% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.81% fail on Hoses (55% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
      • 0.068% fail on Operation
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (59% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Rear wheels (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake operation (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.068% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.068% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.068% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (37% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.068% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.068% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.068% fail on Body security
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Free play
        • 0.068% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.068% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
      • 0.068% fail on Operation
    • 0.20% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.068% fail on Steering control
      • 0.068% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (45% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (48% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (87% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 1999 cars)

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