Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
60.2% pass rate
from 492 tests in 2017
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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.41% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.41% fail on Switch (50 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (75% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.41% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Dipswitch (22 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.20% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.61% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 0.81% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.41% fail on Tell tale (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.81% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Battery
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Front (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.81% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.61% fail on Attachment
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.20% fail on Presence
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Radius arms (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment (57 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.81% fail on Axles (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Swivel joints/housing (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on King pins
    • 0.61% fail on Torque/reaction arms (11 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.41% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 13% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Steering system (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Drag link end (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering box (14 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Steering damper (21 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Steering arm (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Free play
        • 0.41% fail on Steering box (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Intermediate drop arm (21 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
        • 0.20% fail on Steering component
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (22 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering operation (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.81% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drive system
    • 0.81% fail on Steering control (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Steering coupling (43 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Universal joint (45 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Locking devices
  • 12% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.5% fail on Components
        • 5.7% fail on Pipes
        • 0.81% fail on Hoses
        • 0.20% fail on Servos
      • 0.41% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.20% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Front wheels (75% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.41% fail on Rear wheels (89% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.81% fail on Pedal
        • 0.61% fail on Anti-slip (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Warning
      • 0.20% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 8.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (76% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Body condition
    • 3.5% fail on Vehicle structure (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Chassis (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Doors
      • 0.61% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
    • 0.81% fail on Seats
      • 0.81% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body security
    • 0.20% fail on Spare wheel
  • 7.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions (74% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.81% fail on System
      • 0.41% fail on Tank
      • 0.41% fail on Pipe
    • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (55% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 3.7% fail on Towbars (13 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Vehicle structure (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Towbar
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (67% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Tread depth (78% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment

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