Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2000
67.7% pass rate
from 1,520 tests in 2020
(30% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment (76% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (42% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.066% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
    • 0.066% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (74% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joints (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.066% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.53% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.46% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.066% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.92% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.66% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Springs (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Coil spring (95% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.066% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.066% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emission control equipment (17 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Catalytic converter (23 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.66% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.46% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.13% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.066% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.066% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
      • 0.39% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.26% fail on Joints
        • 0.066% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.066% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.066% fail on Bearing housing
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (91% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
      • 0.066% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.066% fail on System
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.46% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Panel
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.066% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 0.066% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.066% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.066% fail on Floor
    • 0.066% fail on Cabs
      • 0.066% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance (75% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (68% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.066% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.066% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.066% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (36% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.59% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.53% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Anti-lock braking system (63% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (36% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.066% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering gear (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
    • 0.53% fail on Steering linkage components (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.20% fail on Steering wheel (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Power steering
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Size/type
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Prescribed areas (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.066% fail on Requirements
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Airbags
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.066% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.99% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment

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