Subaru Outback MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.0% pass rate
from 639 tests in 2020
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.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.16% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Brake performance not tested (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.63% fail on Electronic parking brake (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (31 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Springs
      • 0.16% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.16% fail on Coil spring
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Washers (76% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.94% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (64% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.78% fail on Transmission
      • 0.63% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.63% fail on Joints
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
  • 0.47% fail on Steering
    • 0.31% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.16% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment

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