Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 1997
52.8% pass rate
from 127 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 9.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (200% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.79% fail on Attachment
    • 9.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.79% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.79% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.79% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.79% fail on Switch
    • 0.79% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.79% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.79% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 4.7% fail on Pipes
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Restricted movement (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.7% fail on Emissions
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.79% fail on Hose
      • 0.79% fail on Pipe
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Bonnet (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 4.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.79% fail on Requirements
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.79% fail on Free play
        • 0.79% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate

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