Subaru Outback MOT Results

Registered in 2007
63.5% pass rate
from 512 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Outback is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (53 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Headlamp levelling device (90 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (21 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Headlamp levelling device (97 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.78% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.20% fail on Battery
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
      • 0.20% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.39% fail on Bonded suspension (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.59% fail on Rear wheels (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Emissions (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Cap
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.78% fail on Washers (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 0.98% fail on Steering system
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering column
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
  • 0.59% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.59% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Drivers (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
  • 0.20% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition

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