Subaru Impreza MOT Results

Registered in 2010
77.0% pass rate
from 979 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Impreza is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Stop lamp (90% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.10% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.92% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.82% fail on Pins and bushes (16 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Springs (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.10% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.10% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.31% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.10% fail on Catalytic converter
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.92% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.41% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (31 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.82% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.20% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Boot lid (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Boot lid condition (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.72% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.41% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.10% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.10% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
  • 0.10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
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