Subaru Outback MOT Results

Registered in 2011
78.3% pass rate
from 549 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Outback is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.91% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.73% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.73% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.73% fail on Washers
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.73% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Rear wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.55% fail on Electronic parking brake (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal
        • 0.36% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.73% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.55% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.36% fail on Body condition
  • 0.36% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on System
  • 0.18% fail on Steering
    • 0.18% fail on Steering system
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack

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