Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2002
65.9% pass rate
from 1,858 tests in 2020
(28% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp (33% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (38% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (38% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.70% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.48% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.054% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.054% fail on Switch
    • 0.054% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.054% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (85% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Sub-frame (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.38% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (61% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.75% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.59% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.054% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.0% fail on Emission control equipment (20 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Catalytic converter (27 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Other emission control equipment (30 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Oxygen sensor (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.54% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Emission control equipment (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Catalytic converter (17 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.054% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.054% fail on Undertray
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes (51% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (85% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.054% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.054% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.59% fail on Lever
    • 0.59% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.054% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.054% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.054% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
  • 6.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (33% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Joints (33% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.70% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame condition (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Chassis
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.054% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.27% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.054% fail on Hose
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.054% fail on Towbar
      • 0.054% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.054% fail on Floor
    • 0.054% fail on Cabs
      • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.054% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.054% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.054% fail on View to rear
      • 0.054% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (44% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Airbags
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.86% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.054% fail on Operation
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.054% fail on Rams
    • 0.22% fail on Steering linkage components (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.054% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.054% fail on Steering shaft
  • 0.97% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition

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