Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2009
76.1% pass rate
from 849 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Headlamp levelling device (45 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.59% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.12% fail on Battery
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.82% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.82% fail on Linkage condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 0.71% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.35% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.12% fail on Front
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.59% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Components
        • 0.12% fail on Pipes
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 0.71% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
  • 0.24% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
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