Land Rover Defender 110 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
66.0% pass rate
from 441 tests in 2020
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 110 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Switch (23 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.91% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.68% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.91% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.45% fail on Horn
      • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.23% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.68% fail on Reversing lamps (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Reversing lamps (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes
    • 5.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.23% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.91% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.68% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake fluid (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.45% fail on Pedal
  • 8.4% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.7% fail on Drag link end (102 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (25 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
        • 0.23% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.91% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Steering box (359 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Power steering (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Other components (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.23% fail on Pump
  • 7.7% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Axles (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Swivel joints/housing (397 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Stub axle
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.23% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
    • 0.23% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.45% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.23% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Transmission oil leaks (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 0.91% fail on Prop shafts (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Prop shaft
      • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.45% fail on Towbar (82 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Hinge
      • 0.23% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition
    • 0.45% fail on Seats
      • 0.45% fail on Driver's seat (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.23% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.23% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Tank
    • 0.23% fail on Body
      • 0.23% fail on Other body component
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Tread depth (83% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.23% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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