Land Rover Defender 109 MOT Results

Registered in 1981
69.0% pass rate
from 71 tests in 2020
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 1981 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 109 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 9.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
    • 2.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 2.8% fail on Engine oil leaks (7 times worse than other 1981 cars)
  • 8.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission
      • 2.8% fail on Prop shafts (8 times worse than other 1981 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints
        • 1.4% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 7.0% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.4% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.4% fail on Servos
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Brake fluid
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension
    • 4.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Springs
      • 2.8% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1981 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Requirements
      • 1.4% fail on Condition

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