Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.9% pass rate
from 390 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.26% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.26% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.26% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.26% fail on Presence
    • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.77% fail on Front
    • 0.77% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.26% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.26% fail on Accumulator
    • 0.26% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake operation (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.6% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.51% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.51% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Tank
  • 7.9% fail on Steering (75% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Steering system (86% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Free play
        • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Other components
    • 0.26% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.77% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.77% fail on Chassis
    • 0.26% fail on Body security
    • 0.26% fail on Load security
      • 0.26% fail on Tailgate
  • 2.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.77% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 0.26% fail on Towbars
    • 0.26% fail on Towbar

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