Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1988
60.3% pass rate
from 219 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 11% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 11% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (98% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (98% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.46% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (150% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.7% fail on Horn
      • 0.46% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.91% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.46% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.4% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.91% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.0% fail on Towbar (10 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Vehicle structure (9 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.46% fail on Other towbar components
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 3.2% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Other passenger's door (8 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.91% fail on Door condition
      • 0.46% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition
    • 1.8% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Other body component (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.46% fail on Panel
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Hose
      • 0.46% fail on Pipe
      • 0.46% fail on System
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission
      • 0.91% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.46% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.46% fail on Joints
      • 0.46% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.46% fail on Drive shaft
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.91% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.91% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.46% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.46% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.91% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.46% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
    • 4.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.46% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.91% fail on Pedal
      • 0.91% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.8% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (11 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.46% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 12% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.46% fail on Locking devices
    • 2.3% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.46% fail on Steering box
    • 0.46% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.46% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.46% fail on Steering play
      • 0.46% fail on Steering box
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 3.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.91% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.46% fail on Springs
      • 0.46% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.46% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on View to rear
      • 0.46% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.46% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.46% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.91% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.46% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.46% fail on Requirements
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type
    • 0.46% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment

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