Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2011
73.3% pass rate
from 524 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Brakes (52% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (78% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Brake pads (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability control (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.76% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.76% fail on Electronic parking brake (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.95% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.57% fail on Battery(ies) (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Condition (81% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.76% fail on Springs (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Coil springs (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Coil spring (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.76% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.95% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.19% fail on Particulate filter
  • 0.76% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Steering
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.19% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
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