Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2003
53.0% pass rate
from 708 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.71% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Fog lamp (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.85% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.28% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (70% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front drive shafts (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (70% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
      • 0.71% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.42% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Hub components (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Brake pads (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.4% fail on Components (42% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
      • 0.56% fail on Leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.56% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on ABS
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.8% fail on Emissions (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.71% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on System
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.28% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.14% fail on Load security
      • 0.14% fail on Access panel
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.56% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
    • 0.14% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.71% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Steering system (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Free play
        • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Drive system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.14% fail on Towbars
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment

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