Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2002
52.8% pass rate
from 509 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.39% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Fog lamp (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.59% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 9.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Attachment
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 8.8% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Component mounting (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.79% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Front drive shafts (85% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.79% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.79% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.59% fail on Front
      • 0.20% fail on Rear
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Hub components (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Rear wheels (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake operation (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Components (57% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.39% fail on Hoses
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.59% fail on Pedal
        • 0.59% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.39% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.5% fail on Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (36% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.59% fail on Free play (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.20% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.20% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.20% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.79% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Chassis
    • 0.39% fail on Body condition
    • 0.20% fail on Body security
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
  • 0.79% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
  • 0.20% fail on Towbars
    • 0.20% fail on Vehicle structure

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