Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.6% pass rate
from 528 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 8.7% fail on Front lamps (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear lamps (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.57% fail on Rear reflectors (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 6.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.4% fail on Component mounting (62% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.57% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.38% fail on Rear
      • 0.19% fail on Front
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 12% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Hub components (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Brake pads (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Rear wheels (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Components (56% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.57% fail on Hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
    • 0.38% fail on ABS
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.38% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
  • 9.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.76% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Valve stem (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.57% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.57% fail on Chassis
    • 0.19% fail on Load security
      • 0.19% fail on Access panel
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.76% fail on Attachment
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