Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 1996
74.4% pass rate
from 86 tests in 2020
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 9.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Transmission
      • 5.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.8% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Boot lid
      • 1.2% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.5% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.2% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 1.2% fail on Catalytic converter
  • 4.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake fluid (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility
    • 1.2% fail on View to rear
      • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition

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