Subaru Outback MOT Results

Registered in 2006
63.9% pass rate
from 645 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Outback is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.47% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Battery
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 9.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.78% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.62% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.62% fail on Rear
    • 0.31% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 6.8% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.31% fail on Hoses
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.16% fail on ABS
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.62% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.9% fail on Emissions (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment
  • 0.31% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.31% fail on Body condition

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