Subaru Legacy MOT Results

Registered in 2012
79.0% pass rate
from 267 tests in 2020
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Legacy is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.75% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.75% fail on Battery(ies) (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.37% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability control (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.75% fail on Electronic parking brake (19 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.37% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
  • 3.4% fail on Suspension
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.75% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.75% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.37% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.37% fail on Washers
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.75% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.75% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.75% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.75% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.37% fail on Transmission
      • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.37% fail on Joints
    • 0.37% fail on Seats
      • 0.37% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
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