Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2001
61.7% pass rate
from 2,106 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear lamps (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.047% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.047% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.047% fail on Switch
      • 0.047% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Battery (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (42% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (42% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (68% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.24% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Lamp
    • 0.047% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.81% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Sub-frames (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Condition (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front drive shafts (41% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.095% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
    • 0.95% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Location
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front
      • 0.38% fail on Rear (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Front suspension joints (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
    • 0.095% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.047% fail on General condition
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (30% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Emissions (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.095% fail on Fuel system (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Pipe
  • 9.9% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (36% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (43% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.43% fail on Hoses (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Rear wheels (77% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake operation (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Parking brake operation (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.047% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.95% fail on ABS
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.047% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.047% fail on Leaks
    • 0.047% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.43% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
    • 0.095% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.095% fail on Free play
        • 0.095% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.095% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.047% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
        • 0.047% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.095% fail on Operation
      • 0.095% fail on Drive system (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.047% fail on Steering control
      • 0.047% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.047% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.047% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (35% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment
    • 0.62% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.90% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.90% fail on Chassis
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.095% fail on Passengers
      • 0.095% fail on Drivers
    • 0.095% fail on Body security
    • 0.047% fail on Doors
      • 0.047% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.90% fail on Road Wheels (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Condition

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