Subaru Outback MOT Results

Registered in 2005
55.8% pass rate
from 575 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Outback is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Rear
      • 1.2% fail on Front
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.87% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.87% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.70% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.52% fail on Trailer electrical socket (18 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.35% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.1% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses
        • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear wheels (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.35% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
        • 0.35% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.35% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis
    • 0.17% fail on Load security
      • 0.17% fail on Access panel
  • 0.35% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Drive system
  • 0.35% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements

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