Land Rover Defender 88 MOT Results

Registered in 1984
53.8% pass rate
from 223 tests in 2017
(41% worse than other 1984 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 1984 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 88 is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (64% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front lamps (160% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.45% fail on All position lamps
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Battery
    • 3.1% fail on Horn
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical wiring (10 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.3% fail on Lamp
      • 0.45% fail on Switch
    • 0.90% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Brake operation (9 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.90% fail on Hoses
        • 0.90% fail on Servos (12 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.90% fail on Leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 0.90% fail on Brake drums (10 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.45% fail on Pedal
        • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Restricted movement
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (82% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Emissions (140% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on System
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (73% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 13% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.9% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Component mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Leaf springs (15 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (26 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Shackle (26 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Other pins and bushes
      • 0.90% fail on Securing bolts (26 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Spring eye
      • 0.45% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
    • 0.90% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.45% fail on Axles
      • 0.45% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 7.6% fail on Steering
    • 6.3% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.8% fail on Free play (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Steering box (6 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.45% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering operation
  • 6.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 0.90% fail on Drivers
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.45% fail on Seats
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers
    • 0.45% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.90% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate

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