Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 1996
63.2% pass rate
from 114 tests in 2017
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.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.8% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.88% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.88% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.88% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.88% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 6.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.88% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.88% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Horn
    • 0.88% fail on Battery
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.9% fail on Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.88% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.88% fail on Cap
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.4% fail on Components
        • 4.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.88% fail on Hoses
      • 1.8% fail on Leaks
      • 0.88% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Power steering
      • 0.88% fail on Operation
      • 0.88% fail on Other components
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.88% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.88% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.88% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.88% fail on Body condition
    • 0.88% fail on Seats
      • 0.88% fail on Drivers
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.88% fail on Attachment

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