Subaru Outback MOT Results

Registered in 2010
74.6% pass rate
from 599 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Outback is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (26 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Headlamp levelling device (44 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.83% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.17% fail on Battery
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake operation (31 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.50% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Components
        • 0.33% fail on Pipes
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.33% fail on Electronic parking brake (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.83% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.83% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.83% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.50% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Front
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.83% fail on Washers
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.33% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on System
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Steering
    • 0.17% fail on Steering system
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.17% fail on Body condition

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