Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
68.6% pass rate
from 411 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.73% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Switch (34 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.24% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.97% fail on Rear reflectors (20 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Horn
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.24% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Lamp
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.73% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.24% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.5% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
        • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.24% fail on Leaks
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.8% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Shock absorbers (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Fitment
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Front
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.97% fail on Axles (58 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Swivel joints/housing (115 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.73% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Universal joint (919 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Radius arms (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.24% fail on Location
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drag link end (73 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Steering box
      • 0.24% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.24% fail on Lock stop
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
        • 0.24% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.49% fail on Other components (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
    • 0.24% fail on Steering control
      • 0.24% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.24% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
      • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Cap (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Tank
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.49% fail on Doors
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.24% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.24% fail on Body security
    • 0.24% fail on Body condition
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Tread depth (89% better than other 2008 cars)

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