Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2007
62.6% pass rate
from 589 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (38 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device (51 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (23 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device (55 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.51% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.85% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Drive shafts (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.85% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.68% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.34% fail on Rear
      • 0.17% fail on Front
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Component mounting
  • 9.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Cap
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.51% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Components
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
    • 0.85% fail on Brake performance (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.0% fail on Steering
    • 0.68% fail on Steering system
      • 0.34% fail on Free play
        • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.34% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.17% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
  • 0.51% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.34% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.34% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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