Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1985
61.1% pass rate
from 193 tests in 2020
(31% worse than other 1985 cars)
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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (65% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 6.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 6.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Switch
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.1% fail on Horn
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.52% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.52% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.52% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (190% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (10 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Air and vacuum systems (11 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Servos (21 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.52% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.52% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 4.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.1% fail on Axles
      • 1.0% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on King pins
      • 0.52% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
      • 0.52% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.52% fail on Door condition
    • 2.1% fail on Towbar (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.52% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Tank (15 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Mounting fixings (10 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component (6 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Body condition
      • 0.52% fail on Panel
      • 0.52% fail on Pillar
    • 1.6% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Transmission
      • 1.0% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.52% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.52% fail on Joints
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 11% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.0% fail on Intermediate drop arm (10 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Other components
        • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.52% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering box
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Operation
      • 0.52% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Steering play
      • 1.0% fail on Steering box
    • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.52% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.52% fail on Universal joint
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Driver's view (7 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.1% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (8 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.52% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.52% fail on Speedometer

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