Land Rover Defender 109 MOT Results

Registered in 1983
61.8% pass rate
from 68 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 1983 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 109 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 8.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.9% fail on All direction indicators
    • 7.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 4.4% fail on Tell tale (5 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Switch
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.9% fail on Lamp
      • 2.9% fail on Tell tale (12 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Switch (44 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spring mounting (9 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Component mounting
    • 5.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.4% fail on Front
      • 1.5% fail on Rear
    • 4.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 1.5% fail on Other pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Couplings
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.4% fail on Components
        • 4.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Reservoirs
      • 2.9% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 1.5% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal
        • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake drums
  • 12% fail on Steering
    • 7.4% fail on Steering system
      • 4.4% fail on Steering box (19 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Free play (9 times worse than other 1983 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Steering box (15 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 1983 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on System
  • 5.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis
    • 2.9% fail on Seats
      • 2.9% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 1983 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.5% fail on Passengers other
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers

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