Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2009
68.0% pass rate
from 596 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.67% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Headlamp levelling device (28 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device (59 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Battery
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.17% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.50% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.50% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.50% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.34% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.50% fail on Components
        • 0.50% fail on Pipes
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.34% fail on ABS
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.67% fail on Steering
    • 0.50% fail on Steering system
      • 0.34% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.50% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.34% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.17% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
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