Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 1999
57.1% pass rate
from 247 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.40% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.40% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.81% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.40% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.40% fail on Springs
      • 0.40% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.40% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.40% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.40% fail on Operation
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.81% fail on Decelerometer (28 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance (30 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.81% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.40% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.40% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.40% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.40% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.40% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.81% fail on Chassis
      • 0.81% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.40% fail on Undertray
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.40% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.40% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.81% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.81% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.3% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Steering column
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.81% fail on View to rear
      • 0.81% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas

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