Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2004
57.3% pass rate
from 1,109 tests in 2017
(10.0% better than other 2004 cars)
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.81% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.27% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.090% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.090% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.63% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.090% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 0.090% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.090% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Location
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 0.90% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts (61% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Sub-frames (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.27% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.090% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Hub components (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.090% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.72% fail on Hoses
        • 0.090% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.90% fail on Leaks (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.090% fail on Operation
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear wheels (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.72% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.63% fail on Electronic stability system (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.45% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.090% fail on Cable
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.090% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions (78% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.81% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.090% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.090% fail on Tank
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.090% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.45% fail on Body condition
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers
      • 0.090% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.27% fail on Load security (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Tailgate (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.18% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.18% fail on Chassis
    • 0.18% fail on Body security
    • 0.090% fail on Seats
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.99% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.090% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.090% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Drive system (26 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Steering control
      • 0.090% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.090% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.090% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.90% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment
  • 0.090% fail on Towbars
    • 0.090% fail on Towbar
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