Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1990
59.6% pass rate
from 272 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.74% fail on Horn
      • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.37% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.37% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Tank
      • 0.37% fail on Hose
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe
      • 0.37% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.37% fail on System
    • 1.8% fail on Doors
      • 0.74% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.37% fail on Door condition
        • 0.37% fail on Catch
      • 0.74% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.74% fail on Door condition
      • 0.37% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.37% fail on Door condition
    • 1.5% fail on Towbar (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Transmission
      • 0.74% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.74% fail on Joints
    • 0.74% fail on Floor
    • 0.37% fail on Cabs
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.2% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Swivel joints/housing (23 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Axle
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 0.74% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.37% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.74% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.74% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.37% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.37% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.37% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.5% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (9 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.74% fail on Lever
    • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.37% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.37% fail on Reservoirs
  • 9.2% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Washers
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.37% fail on View to rear
      • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.7% fail on Steering
    • 6.3% fail on Steering linkage components (200% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.74% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.74% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Steering component
        • 0.37% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.37% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Operation
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.37% fail on Pump
    • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.37% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.37% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.74% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.37% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.74% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.74% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Requirements
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment
  • 0.74% fail on Tyres
    • 0.74% fail on Tread depth

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