Land Rover Defender 130 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
55.2% pass rate
from 58 tests in 2020
(8.0% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 130 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Suspension (5.2% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.4% fail on Axles (19 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Visibility (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Washers (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Parking brake control (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever
      • 1.7% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.7% fail on Servos
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
  • 8.6% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Ball joint (48 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.7% fail on Steering box
    • 1.7% fail on Steering play
      • 1.7% fail on Steering box
  • 3.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plates (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission
      • 1.7% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Prop shaft
  • 1.7% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 1.7% fail on Speedometer
  • 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 Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth

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