Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1987
63.4% pass rate
from 265 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Direction indicators (92% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Flashing type (93% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.9% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Switch
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.0% fail on Horn
      • 0.75% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.38% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Switch
    • 0.75% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.75% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.38% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Prop shaft (4 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.75% fail on Tank
      • 0.75% fail on Pipe
      • 0.38% fail on Hose
      • 0.38% fail on System
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 0.75% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.75% fail on Door condition
      • 0.75% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.75% fail on Door condition
      • 0.38% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
    • 1.5% fail on Towbar
      • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 0.75% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.38% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.75% fail on Floor
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.38% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.38% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.38% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (160% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.75% fail on Brake drums (9 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.75% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.75% fail on Pedal
    • 0.75% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.75% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.75% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.38% fail on Lever
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 8.7% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Steering linkage components (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Other components
        • 0.38% fail on Steering component
      • 0.38% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Steering box (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Operation
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pump
      • 0.38% fail on Other components
    • 0.75% fail on Steering coupling (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.38% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.38% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Engine oil leaks (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.38% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.75% fail on Spark ignition (82% better than other 1987 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.38% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.75% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.38% fail on Axles
      • 0.38% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.38% fail on Springs
      • 0.38% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.38% fail on Mounting
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.75% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.75% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.38% fail on Speedometer

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