Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2008
75.9% pass rate
from 1,215 tests in 2017
(35% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.082% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (25 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device (41 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.082% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.082% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.082% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.082% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.33% fail on Battery
    • 0.16% fail on Stop lamp (96% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.082% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.082% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.082% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.082% fail on Side repeaters
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Front drive shafts (75% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Constant velocity joints (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.16% fail on Rear
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Cap
  • 4.7% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake linings (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.082% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Rear wheels (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.082% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Components (86% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pipes (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.082% fail on ABS
    • 0.082% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.66% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.082% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.082% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.082% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.082% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.082% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.082% fail on Load security
      • 0.082% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.16% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering system (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.082% fail on Other components
        • 0.082% fail on Steering component
  • 0.082% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.082% fail on Condition
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