Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
63.9% pass rate
from 396 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 1998 cars)
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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.25% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.3% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Tell tale (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Rear reflectors (18 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Battery
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 13% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Ball joint (18 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drag link end (19 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.0% fail on Steering box (27 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.25% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering
      • 1.3% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.51% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.25% fail on Locking devices
  • 13% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.51% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Front (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Axles (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Swivel joints/housing (26 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.76% fail on Radius arms (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Panhard rods (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.25% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.25% fail on Universal joint
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.3% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.25% fail on Servos
      • 0.76% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front wheels (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Rear wheels (87% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.25% fail on Cable
  • 7.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Drivers
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.76% fail on Seats
      • 0.51% fail on Passengers
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (44% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on System (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (67% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Towbars (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate

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