Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1990
54.8% pass rate
from 283 tests in 2017
(22% worse than other 1990 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Switch (19 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 7.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Tell tale
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.71% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
      • 0.71% fail on Tell tale (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Trailer electrical socket (34 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.5% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Trailing arms (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Rear
      • 0.35% fail on Front
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.35% fail on Location
    • 0.71% fail on Panhard rods (7 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.71% fail on Axles
      • 0.71% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.35% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.35% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.35% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.35% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 14% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.5% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Steering box (7 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Steering pivot point (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Steering component (43 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Free play
        • 0.35% fail on Steering box
      • 0.35% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.35% fail on Lock stop
      • 0.35% fail on Steering arm
    • 2.8% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other components
      • 0.71% fail on Operation
      • 0.71% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.35% fail on Drive system
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.35% fail on Steering control
      • 0.35% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.35% fail on Universal joint
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on System (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe
      • 0.35% fail on Tank
      • 0.35% fail on Hose
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.2% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.71% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.35% fail on Hoses
        • 0.35% fail on Servos
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 0.71% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
        • 0.71% fail on Condition
        • 0.71% fail on Anti-slip
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 10% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Passengers (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 2.5% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Drivers
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.35% fail on Spare wheel
  • 9.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.71% fail on Requirements
      • 0.71% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Towbars (10 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Vehicle structure (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Towbar (37 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.71% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment

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