Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
63.7% pass rate
from 504 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Electrical equipment (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.99% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (93% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 2.8% fail on Chassis (100% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.20% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Towbar (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Safety device
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission
      • 2.2% fail on Prop shafts (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Prop shaft (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
        • 0.20% fail on Catch
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.60% fail on Tank
      • 0.40% fail on Hose
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on System
    • 0.99% fail on Seats
      • 0.79% fail on Passenger's seat (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.40% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
    • 0.40% fail on Floor
    • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.20% fail on Carrier
    • 0.20% fail on Cabs
      • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Drag link end (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Steering linkage (12 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering box (14 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Steering play (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Steering box (20 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.20% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.20% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.20% fail on Universal joint
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (99% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.60% fail on Suspension rods (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Springs
      • 0.40% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.20% fail on Axles
      • 0.20% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 1997 cars)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.40% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
    • 0.60% fail on Air and vacuum systems (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Servos (18 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.60% fail on Lever
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Fluid leaks (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.79% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Transmission oil leaks (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.79% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.20% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.20% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 0.20% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.20% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.20% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.20% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 0.99% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Hubs

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