Land Rover Defender 130 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
74.1% pass rate
from 58 tests in 2020
(38% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 130 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (3.6% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (7.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 10% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Axles (21 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on King pins
      • 1.7% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 1.7% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (0.87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.7% fail on Lever
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.7% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.6% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint (19 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 3.4% fail on Power steering (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Other components (43 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Operation
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.7% fail on Steering box
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Towbar
      • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.7% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.7% fail on Door condition
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.7% fail on Other leaks

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