Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2001
52.6% pass rate
from 604 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 8.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear lamps (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Fog lamp (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.66% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.33% fail on Individual lamps (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 7.0% fail on Prescribed areas (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Component mounting (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.50% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.33% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.83% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Location
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.66% fail on Front
    • 0.50% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.50% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Hub components (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Brake pads (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.33% fail on Brake calipers
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake operation (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Components
        • 2.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.83% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.8% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Size/type
    • 0.17% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.99% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Drive system
    • 0.17% fail on Steering control
      • 0.17% fail on Steering column
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.99% fail on Body condition
    • 0.66% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.66% fail on Chassis
    • 0.33% fail on Load security (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Access panel
      • 0.17% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.99% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment

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