Subaru XV MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.1% pass rate
from 593 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 XV is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (88% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp levelling device (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.51% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (25 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Springs (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Coil springs (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Coil spring (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.51% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
    • 0.67% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.51% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.34% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.34% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.17% fail on Lever
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.67% fail on Washers
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.67% fail on Steering
    • 0.34% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic power steering (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Transmission
      • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
  • 0.51% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.34% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
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