Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2000
64.0% pass rate
from 1,684 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (61% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Rear lamps (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 0.53% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
      • 0.059% fail on Lamp
      • 0.059% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Prescribed areas (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Component mounting (82% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.059% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Presence
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Rear
      • 0.42% fail on Front
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.89% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.83% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.059% fail on General condition
    • 0.059% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment
    • 0.059% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.059% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.3% fail on Emissions (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.059% fail on Tank
      • 0.059% fail on Hose
      • 0.059% fail on Cap
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (34% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Components (38% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes (38% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.059% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Gradient hand brake (37 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.059% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on ABS (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.059% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.059% fail on Components
        • 0.059% fail on Pipes
    • 0.059% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.059% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.059% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Valve stem (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering system
      • 3.6% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (95% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.059% fail on Free play
        • 0.059% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.24% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Operation
      • 0.059% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.059% fail on Steering control
      • 0.059% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.059% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.059% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.71% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.71% fail on Chassis
    • 0.48% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers
    • 0.059% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.059% fail on Body security
    • 0.059% fail on Doors
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers other
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.059% fail on Requirements
    • 0.48% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (72% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.83% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Condition

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