Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
61.2% pass rate
from 557 tests in 2020
(15% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (60% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on Switch (59 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Dipswitch (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Switch (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.72% fail on Horn
      • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.18% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.72% fail on Rear reflectors (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.54% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (87% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (87% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.54% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.90% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.72% fail on Lever
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.18% fail on Servos
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.18% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Additional braking device
  • 9.5% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Steering linkage components (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.9% fail on Drag link end (42 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Other components (37 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Steering linkage (41 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Steering component
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.72% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.54% fail on Steering box (107 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
    • 0.54% fail on Steering coupling (43 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Universal joint (53 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Other components
    • 0.36% fail on Steering play
      • 0.36% fail on Steering box (153 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Steering wheel
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Axles (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Swivel joints/housing (73 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on King pins
    • 0.90% fail on Springs (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Mounting
      • 0.36% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage ball joints (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.54% fail on Suspension rods (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.54% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.36% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.36% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on View to rear
      • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Front passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
        • 0.18% fail on Catch
    • 1.3% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Other body component (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Mounting fixings (66 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.90% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on System
      • 0.18% fail on Hose
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
    • 0.72% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.36% fail on Joints
        • 0.18% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.18% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.72% fail on Seats
      • 0.72% fail on Passenger's seat (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Towbar (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Vehicle structure (28 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Chassis
      • 0.18% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.54% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Other leaks (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.36% fail on Transmission oil leaks (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
  • 0.72% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.18% fail on Speedometer

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