Land Rover Defender 88 MOT Results

Registered in 1982
64.0% pass rate
from 383 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 1982 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 1982 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 88 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 5.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 5.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Switch
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp (130% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.78% fail on Horn
      • 0.52% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.78% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.26% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.3% fail on Service brake performance (68% worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 1.6% fail on Decelerometer (8 times worse than other 1982 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (8 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.78% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.52% fail on Brake drums
        • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.26% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.26% fail on Rod
    • 0.52% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.26% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.26% fail on Servos
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Servos
      • 0.26% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.26% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.26% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.26% fail on Other braking system component
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 5.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Leaf springs (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Leaf spring
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.1% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.26% fail on King pins
      • 0.26% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 9.9% fail on Visibility
    • 7.8% fail on Washers (67% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
  • 8.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (5 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.6% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.9% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.52% fail on Hose
      • 0.26% fail on Tank
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Joints
        • 0.52% fail on Prop shaft
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 0.78% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.78% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.52% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.52% fail on Towbar (7 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure (7 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Bracket
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Other body component
    • 0.26% fail on Floor
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.52% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.26% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.6% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Steering box (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering box
    • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.52% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment

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