Land Rover Defender 88 MOT Results

Registered in 1982
58.7% pass rate
from 368 tests in 2017
(27% 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.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.54% fail on Switch
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps (85% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps (120% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.27% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.3% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Individual lamps (160% worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.27% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.27% fail on Switch
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.27% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.27% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Battery (130% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Horn
    • 2.7% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.9% fail on Lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
      • 0.27% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.6% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.27% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 17% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Brake imbalance (200% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake operation (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.27% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.3% fail on Components
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 1.1% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Servos
      • 1.4% fail on Leaks
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.82% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.82% fail on Pedal
        • 0.82% fail on Condition
    • 0.82% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.27% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.27% fail on Pivot
    • 0.27% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks
    • 0.27% fail on Hub components
      • 0.27% fail on Brake back plates
  • 15% fail on Suspension (47% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Prescribed areas (70% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Leaf springs (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Shackle (7 times worse than other 1982 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Anchor (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Securing bolts
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.0% fail on Front (180% worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear
    • 2.2% fail on Axles (4 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Swivel joints/housing (9 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.82% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.54% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (61% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Washers (68% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.82% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (49% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Emissions
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system (89% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.82% fail on System
      • 0.54% fail on Cap
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.5% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.82% fail on Seats
      • 0.82% fail on Drivers
      • 0.54% fail on Passengers
    • 0.27% fail on Body security
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.54% fail on Intermediate drop arm (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Free play
        • 0.27% fail on Steering box
      • 0.27% fail on Steering box
      • 0.27% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.27% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.27% fail on Other components
        • 0.27% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.82% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.27% fail on Steering control
      • 0.27% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.27% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Drive system
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1982 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Requirements
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
      • 0.27% fail on Installation check
        • 0.27% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 1.6% fail on Towbars (7 times worse than other 1982 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure (7 times worse than other 1982 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.54% fail on Tyres (78% better than other 1982 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Condition

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