Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
65.7% pass rate
from 492 tests in 2020
(18% better than other 2008 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.81% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.81% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.41% fail on Horn
      • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.41% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.20% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.81% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.20% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.81% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.81% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.41% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.61% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.7% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Drag link end (83 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint (20 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Locking devices (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.41% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.41% fail on Steering box (102 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.20% fail on Steering box
  • 7.9% fail on Suspension (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.81% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.61% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.41% fail on Suspension rods (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes (25 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission
      • 1.6% fail on Prop shafts (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Prop shaft (51 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.41% fail on Door condition
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
    • 0.81% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.41% fail on Hose (29 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.41% fail on Towbar (58 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Safety device
      • 0.20% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.41% fail on Body
      • 0.41% fail on Other body component
    • 0.20% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.20% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.20% fail on Chassis
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 1.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.81% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.20% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.20% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.81% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Transmission oil leaks (28 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.81% fail on Tyres (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Tread depth (90% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.20% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.20% fail on Speedometer

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