Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1985
61.2% pass rate
from 188 tests in 2020
(34% 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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp (95% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (19% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (45% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (45% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (44% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators (63% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Electrical equipment (49% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (4.5% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (9.1% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (16% better than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (16% better than other 1985 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (12% better than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (99% worse than other 1985 cars)
  • 12% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance (13% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (66% worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (33% better than other 1985 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (30% better than other 1985 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (59% better than other 1985 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (53% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (30% better than other 1985 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (25% better than other 1985 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (28% worse than other 1985 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (48% better than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested (200% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.53% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.53% fail on Pedal
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.53% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.53% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.53% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.53% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 12% fail on Suspension (33% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (84% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (10% better than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (33% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (50% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Axles
      • 0.53% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.53% fail on Springs
      • 0.53% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.53% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis (100% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition (110% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (0.15% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system (32% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Hose
    • 1.6% fail on Towbar (6 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure (7 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (20% better than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (50% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.53% fail on Door condition
      • 0.53% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.53% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Seats (31% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.53% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.53% fail on Floor
    • 0.53% fail on Cabs
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (82% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (66% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Compression ignition (7 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (16 times worse than other 1985 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (8 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition (32% better than other 1985 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions (31% better than other 1985 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks (140% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.0% fail on Steering (65% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Steering linkage components (46% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (43% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 2.1% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.53% fail on Steering box
    • 0.53% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.53% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility (17% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Washers (23% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (25% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on View to rear
      • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (94% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts (94% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (2.6% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Requirements
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (39% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (4.0% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (44% worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (53% worse than other 1985 cars)

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