Subaru Outback MOT Results

Registered in 2012
79.0% pass rate
from 343 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Outback is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Horn
      • 0.29% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.29% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
  • 5.2% fail on Suspension
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (78 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.58% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Springs
      • 0.29% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.29% fail on Coil spring
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.58% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.58% fail on Washers
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Tread depth (82% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.58% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Steering
    • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.29% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition

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