Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 1984
59.3% pass rate
from 337 tests in 2017
(24% 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.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Position lamps (83% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear lamps (170% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 6.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.89% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.89% fail on Switch
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.59% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.59% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.59% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.5% fail on Lamp
      • 0.89% fail on Switch
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Battery
    • 0.30% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.6% fail on Front (180% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Axles
      • 1.2% fail on Swivel joints/housing (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.59% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.59% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.59% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.30% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.30% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.30% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.30% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.30% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear wheels (72% better than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.2% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
      • 1.5% fail on Leaks
      • 0.59% fail on Operation
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.30% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
        • 0.89% fail on Condition
        • 0.30% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.59% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.59% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.30% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.30% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.30% fail on Pivot
    • 0.30% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.30% fail on Components
        • 0.30% fail on Servos
  • 13% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Steering box (4 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.30% fail on Free play
        • 0.30% fail on Steering box
      • 0.30% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
        • 0.30% fail on Steering component
    • 1.5% fail on Steering operation (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Other components
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.30% fail on Pump
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Steering control
      • 0.59% fail on Steering coupling (5 times worse than other 1984 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.30% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.30% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Cap
      • 1.2% fail on System
      • 0.30% fail on Tank
      • 0.30% fail on Hose
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (77% worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1984 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 1984 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.89% fail on Seats
      • 0.59% fail on Passengers
      • 0.59% fail on Drivers
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.59% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.89% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
    • 0.30% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
      • 0.59% fail on Requirements
      • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.89% fail on Towbars
    • 0.59% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.30% fail on Towbar

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