Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2002
63.7% pass rate
from 2,076 tests in 2017
(27% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.67% fail on Rear lamps (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.048% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Individual lamps (63% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.82% fail on Fog lamp (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.096% fail on Switch
      • 0.048% fail on Lamp
    • 0.096% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.048% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Suspension (19% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Component mounting (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Sub-frames (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (16 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front drive shafts (33% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (33% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.096% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 0.96% fail on Wheel bearings (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Rear
      • 0.39% fail on Front
    • 0.87% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.048% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (22% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Emissions (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.096% fail on System
      • 0.048% fail on Hose
      • 0.048% fail on Cap
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.77% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.096% fail on Brake linings (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.048% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Components (55% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes (50% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Hoses (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.048% fail on Servos
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Operation
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Front wheels (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear wheels (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.096% fail on Brake imbalance (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.048% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 0.67% fail on ABS
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.096% fail on Condition
        • 0.096% fail on Anti-slip
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.048% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.096% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.92% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.92% fail on Chassis
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.048% fail on Passengers
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.048% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.096% fail on Operation
      • 0.096% fail on Other components
      • 0.048% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.048% fail on Rams
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.096% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.048% fail on Steering control
      • 0.048% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment
      • 0.048% fail on Installation check
        • 0.048% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.29% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
  • 0.048% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.048% fail on Speed limiter

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