Subaru Outback MOT Results

Registered in 2009
65.5% pass rate
from 528 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Outback is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (81 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Headlamp levelling device (107 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (49 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.95% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.95% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.95% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.76% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Front drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.76% fail on Front
      • 0.38% fail on Rear
    • 0.95% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability system (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.38% fail on Components
        • 0.38% fail on Pipes
    • 0.38% fail on ABS
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.95% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.57% fail on Emissions
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Cap
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers

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