Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
57.3% pass rate
from 351 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
      • 0.28% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.85% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Rear reflectors (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Main beam tell-tale (17 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Wheel bearings (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Axles (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Swivel joints/housing (76 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 0.57% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Coil spring (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension rods (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (26 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Towbar (48 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Vehicle structure (51 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Other towbar components
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Hinge
      • 0.85% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
    • 1.7% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Passenger's seat (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.85% fail on System (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.1% fail on Cabs (22 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas (18 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.85% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.57% fail on Joints
      • 0.28% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.28% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
    • 0.28% fail on Floor
  • 14% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drag link end (34 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Other components (24 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Steering component
        • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.28% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.28% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.85% fail on Operation (33 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering box (24 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas (24 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering play
      • 0.57% fail on Steering box (46 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.28% fail on Universal joint
  • 9.7% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Washers
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.85% fail on Driver's view (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.57% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.28% fail on Window
    • 0.57% fail on View to rear
      • 0.57% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.28% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.85% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.85% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal
    • 0.85% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.85% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.57% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.28% fail on Lever
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.85% fail on Other leaks (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment

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