Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2004
70.7% pass rate
from 2,558 tests in 2020
(40% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (40% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.63% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn
      • 0.039% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.82% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.039% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.039% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.039% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.039% fail on Switch
    • 0.039% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Spark ignition (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.94% fail on Emission control equipment (26 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.90% fail on Catalytic converter (46 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.078% fail on Oxygen sensor (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.078% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition (77% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Catalytic converter (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.039% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.078% fail on Fluid leaks (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Engine oil leaks (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.039% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage ball joints (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.70% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.078% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.078% fail on Pins and bushes (97% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.86% fail on Springs (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Coil spring (81% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket
      • 0.039% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Other suspension component
  • 5.9% fail on Brakes (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (88% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.078% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.039% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (87% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake linings and pads (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Brake pads (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs and drums (66% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Anti-lock braking system (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.078% fail on Pedal
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Lever (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.039% fail on Brake fluid
  • 4.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Joints
    • 0.59% fail on Chassis
      • 0.59% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.43% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.078% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.078% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.078% fail on Hose
      • 0.039% fail on Tank
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.078% fail on Other body component
      • 0.039% fail on Panel
    • 0.039% fail on Towbar
      • 0.039% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.039% fail on Doors
      • 0.039% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition
    • 0.039% fail on Seats
      • 0.039% fail on Driver's seat
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.039% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.039% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.039% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Size/type
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Seat belts (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
      • 0.039% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on Airbags
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.59% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering linkage components (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Track rod end (98% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
    • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.039% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.039% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.039% fail on Steering play
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.039% fail on Condition
  • 0.039% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.039% fail on Speedometer

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