Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 1997
61.4% pass rate
from 83 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 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 Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage
    • 4.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Joints
        • 1.2% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 1.2% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Condition

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