Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
62.3% pass rate
from 382 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
      • 0.26% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.52% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.52% fail on Switch
    • 0.52% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.4% fail on Chassis (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis condition (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Towbar (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on System (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Catch (52 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
      • 0.26% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Joints
        • 0.52% fail on Prop shaft (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Cabs (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.2% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Axles
      • 0.26% fail on Axle
      • 0.26% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.52% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.7% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Drag link end (13 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Intermediate drop arm (23 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Steering component
        • 0.26% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.79% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Steering box (20 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Other components
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering box
  • 7.9% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.79% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.26% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.26% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Servos
      • 0.26% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.52% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.52% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.26% fail on Servos
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.26% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.6% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.26% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.26% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
  • 2.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres (74% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 0.26% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.26% fail on Speedometer

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