Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2006
62.0% pass rate
from 957 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.84% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.52% fail on Battery
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Suspension (19% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.42% fail on Rear
      • 0.31% fail on Front
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Emissions (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.10% fail on Hoses
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Brake operation (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.63% fail on ABS
    • 0.31% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.21% fail on Anti-slip
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (60% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.63% fail on Steering (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
    • 0.21% fail on Steering system (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.10% fail on Load security
      • 0.10% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
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