Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
57.9% pass rate
from 321 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.2% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.62% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.93% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.62% fail on Horn
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.62% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.62% fail on Switch
    • 0.31% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Towbar (13 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Vehicle structure (14 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Other towbar components
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Tank (12 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pipe
      • 0.31% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.31% fail on System
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Catch
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission
      • 1.2% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.93% fail on Joints
        • 0.31% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.31% fail on Halfshafts
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.93% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Seats
      • 0.93% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.62% fail on Body
      • 0.31% fail on Panel
      • 0.31% fail on Other body component
    • 0.31% fail on Bumpers
  • 13% fail on Steering (200% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (200% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.93% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.62% fail on Steering box (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.93% fail on Steering play (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Steering box (13 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.62% fail on Other components
    • 0.62% fail on Steering coupling (15 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Universal joint (19 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.62% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.62% fail on Axles
      • 0.31% fail on King pins
      • 0.31% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.62% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Springs
      • 0.31% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.93% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (sp) (79% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (sp) (79% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.93% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.93% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.62% fail on Pedal
      • 0.62% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.2% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Servos (15 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.93% fail on Lever
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.62% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.62% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.62% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on View to rear
      • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (62% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.9% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Other leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (83% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.31% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.31% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
  • 2.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.31% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Condition

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