Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2008
62.9% pass rate
from 591 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Headlamp levelling device (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.85% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Attachment (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.85% fail on Rear
      • 0.34% fail on Front
    • 0.34% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 6.4% fail on Condition (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.17% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.51% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.51% fail on Components
        • 0.34% fail on Pipes
        • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Steering
    • 0.34% fail on Steering operation (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
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