Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2007
61.1% pass rate
from 653 tests in 2020
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp levelling device (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Spark ignition (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.77% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.77% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (74% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.46% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.46% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.46% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints
    • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.15% fail on Chassis
      • 0.15% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.31% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.15% fail on Steering box
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
    • 0.15% fail on Steering column
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.61% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
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