Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2005
69.7% pass rate
from 2,785 tests in 2017
(33% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Rear lamps (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.43% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Battery
    • 0.32% fail on Horn
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps (94% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.072% fail on Switch
    • 0.036% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.036% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.036% fail on Couplings
      • 0.072% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.072% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.86% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.22% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.79% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Location
    • 0.75% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Front suspension joints (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.036% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 6.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.072% fail on Hose (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Tank
      • 0.036% fail on Pipe
      • 0.036% fail on Cap
      • 0.036% fail on System
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (30% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.072% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Components (44% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (47% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Hoses
        • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Front wheels (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake operation (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on ABS (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.036% fail on Pedal
        • 0.036% fail on Anti-slip
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.072% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.036% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.65% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.072% fail on Passengers
      • 0.072% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis
    • 0.036% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.036% fail on Doors
      • 0.036% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.61% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
    • 0.072% fail on Condition
  • 0.29% fail on Steering (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.036% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.036% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Steering rack (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.036% fail on Steering operation

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