Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2001
63.9% pass rate
from 1,741 tests in 2020
(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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.057% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies) (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.057% fail on Switch
    • 0.057% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.057% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Sub-frame (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.46% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.75% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (62% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.29% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (97% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Emission control equipment (26 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Catalytic converter (46 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.057% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.23% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.63% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Emission control equipment (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Catalytic converter (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.29% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.057% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.057% fail on Undertray
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (42% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance (71% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Brake performance not tested (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.057% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.057% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.057% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.057% fail on Cable
    • 0.98% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.98% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.34% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
      • 0.057% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 8.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts (39% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Joints (40% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.057% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.057% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame condition (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Hose
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
    • 0.40% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.29% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.057% fail on Body condition
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
      • 0.057% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.057% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.057% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
    • 0.057% fail on Towbar
      • 0.057% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.057% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.057% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.057% fail on Undertray
  • 5.1% fail on Visibility (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Operation
    • 0.63% fail on Steering linkage components (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.057% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.057% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 0.057% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.057% fail on Steering column
    • 0.057% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.057% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.057% fail on Steering play
      • 0.057% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (47% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.92% fail on Prescribed areas (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
      • 0.057% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.57% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Condition

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