Land Rover Defender 109 MOT Results

Registered in 1982
67.0% pass rate
from 91 tests in 2017
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 1982 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 109 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 6.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.1% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.2% fail on Lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.1% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.8% fail on Washers
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 4.4% fail on Leaf springs (9 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Shackle (11 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Spring eye
      • 1.1% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.3% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.2% fail on Rear
      • 1.1% fail on Front
    • 1.1% fail on Axles
      • 1.1% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 9.9% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Brake operation
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.3% fail on Components
        • 3.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
        • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.1% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 9.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (150% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Body condition
    • 3.3% fail on Seats
      • 3.3% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers
  • 6.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Other components
        • 1.1% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.1% fail on Steering control
      • 1.1% fail on Steering column
    • 1.1% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on System
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Towbars
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure

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