Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
59.9% pass rate
from 506 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Switch (95 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.59% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.20% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.40% fail on Decelerometer (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.40% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (17 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.59% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.99% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.79% fail on Pedal
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.99% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.99% fail on Lever
    • 0.40% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Servos (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 12% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Steering linkage components (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Ball joint (19 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Drag link end (32 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.40% fail on Other components (21 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Steering component
        • 0.20% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.40% fail on Locking devices (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering box (100 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Operation (18 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.40% fail on Other components
      • 0.20% fail on Rams
    • 0.59% fail on Steering coupling (36 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Universal joint (40 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Steering play
      • 0.40% fail on Steering box (71 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering wheel
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Axles (22 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (28 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Axle
      • 0.20% fail on King pins
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.99% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.40% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Springs
      • 0.20% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.79% fail on System (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Towbar (32 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure (37 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Door condition
        • 0.40% fail on Hinge (444 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.40% fail on Door condition
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
    • 1.2% fail on Bumpers (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.40% fail on Joints
        • 0.20% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
    • 0.59% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.59% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.59% fail on Chassis
      • 0.59% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.20% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.40% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.20% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.20% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.59% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2003 cars)

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