Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 1984
62.5% pass rate
from 341 tests in 2020
(30% 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 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (57% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (150% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (160% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp (190% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.59% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.88% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.88% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Chassis
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.88% fail on Door condition
      • 0.59% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
        • 0.29% fail on Catch
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Tank
      • 0.59% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe
      • 0.29% fail on System
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission
      • 1.5% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Joints
        • 0.29% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.29% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.29% fail on Drive shaft
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Body (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Mounting fixings (12 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Other body component (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Towbar
      • 0.29% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.29% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.29% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.29% fail on Floor
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Driver's seat
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 0.88% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.29% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.29% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Axles
      • 0.88% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Axle
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.88% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.59% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.59% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
        • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering box (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.88% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
    • 0.59% fail on Steering play
      • 0.59% fail on Steering box
    • 0.29% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.29% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.29% fail on Universal joint
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Brake drums
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 1984 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.29% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (74% better than other 1984 cars)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.29% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.88% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.59% fail on Lever
    • 0.59% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.59% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.29% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.29% fail on Servos
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.29% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.29% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.29% fail on Other braking system component
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.59% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.88% fail on Spark ignition (80% better than other 1984 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Non catalyst emissions (76% better than other 1984 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.59% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.59% fail on Attachment
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.88% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.88% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.88% fail on Speedometer

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