Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2010
70.3% pass rate
from 607 tests in 2020
(17% better than other 2010 cars)
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp (90% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (27 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.66% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Coil spring (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.16% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.66% fail on Electronic parking brake (14 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.66% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.33% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.82% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.33% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.16% fail on Transmission
      • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.82% fail on Wipers (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Steering
    • 0.16% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
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