Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
65.5% pass rate
from 504 tests in 2020
(26% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.79% fail on Rear reflectors (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.40% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.40% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 11% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (72% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.79% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.60% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.99% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.60% fail on Pedal
      • 0.40% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.40% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.20% fail on Servos
    • 0.20% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.20% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 9.9% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.6% fail on Axles (21 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Swivel joints/housing (118 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Stub axle (111 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on King pins
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joints (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.60% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.60% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.20% fail on Springs
      • 0.20% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.20% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.7% fail on Steering (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Drag link end (30 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Other components (25 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Steering component
        • 0.20% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.20% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.20% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.20% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.99% fail on Steering play (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Steering box (156 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.60% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.60% fail on Steering box (89 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Other components
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
    • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.20% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.20% fail on Universal joint
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on System (20 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Towbar (37 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure (45 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Transmission (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.40% fail on Joints
        • 0.20% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.60% fail on Seats
      • 0.40% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.40% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.40% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.40% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Panel
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Floor
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.60% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Compression ignition (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.20% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.20% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Other leaks (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Transmission oil leaks (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.40% fail on Tyres (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.20% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.20% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.20% fail on Steps

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