Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 1998
55.3% pass rate
from 295 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.34% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Fog lamp (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.34% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.34% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.68% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Drive shafts (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.34% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.34% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.34% fail on Front
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.34% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 3.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
      • 0.68% fail on Leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.8% fail on Emissions
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe
      • 0.34% fail on Cap
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.68% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.34% fail on Body security
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.7% fail on Steering system
      • 4.4% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Free play
        • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.34% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Towbars
    • 0.34% fail on Towbar
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment

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