Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
61.1% pass rate
from 476 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.42% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.84% fail on Rear reflectors (14 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.84% fail on Horn
    • 0.42% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.42% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Track rod end (88% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Ball joint (20 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Drag link end (31 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Locking devices (14 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Intermediate drop arm (58 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
        • 0.21% fail on Steering component
    • 1.3% fail on Steering play (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering box (149 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering box (64 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.63% fail on Other components
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Pump
    • 0.84% fail on Steering coupling (49 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Universal joint (40 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas (19 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Steering wheel (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.42% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (15 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt
          • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.21% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.63% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.63% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.63% fail on Pedal
      • 0.21% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.63% fail on Lever
    • 0.63% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (22 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Towbar (40 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure (41 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Other towbar components (49 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Hose (14 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on System
      • 0.21% fail on Tank
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 0.84% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.84% fail on Door condition
      • 0.63% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.84% fail on Seats
      • 0.84% fail on Passenger's seat (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.63% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.21% fail on Panel
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
    • 0.63% fail on Floor (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Cabs (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.63% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.84% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.21% fail on Springs
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.63% fail on Other leaks (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Tread depth (86% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.21% fail on Speedometer

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