Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2005
60.1% pass rate
from 1,147 tests in 2017
(11% better than other 2005 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 2005 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 (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.96% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.087% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.087% fail on Switch
    • 0.70% fail on Battery
    • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts (41% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts (43% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.087% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.96% fail on Rear
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.087% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.087% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.087% fail on Component mounting
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.087% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake operation (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear wheels (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.087% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Components (60% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes (50% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Hoses
      • 0.78% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on ABS
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 7.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Valve stem (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.087% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Steering system (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.087% fail on Free play
        • 0.087% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.087% fail on Other components
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.087% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.78% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.087% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.087% fail on Body condition
    • 0.087% fail on Seats
      • 0.087% fail on Passengers
  • 0.44% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
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