Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 1992
58.0% pass rate
from 238 tests in 2017
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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.42% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Switch
    • 9.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Fog lamp (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.84% fail on Switch
    • 7.6% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.84% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.42% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.42% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.42% fail on Switch
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.42% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.42% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.42% fail on Switch
      • 0.42% fail on Tell tale
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.6% fail on Components
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.84% fail on Hoses
        • 0.42% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
      • 0.84% fail on Operation
      • 0.42% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.84% fail on Brake drums (23 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.84% fail on Pedal
        • 0.84% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.84% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.42% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.42% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.42% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.42% fail on Operation
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 6.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.1% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Axles (21 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Swivel joints/housing (22 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on King pins
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.1% fail on Front
      • 0.84% fail on Rear
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Radius arms (17 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (17 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Panhard rods (15 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.42% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.42% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.1% fail on Washers
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.84% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.84% fail on Steering box
      • 0.42% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.42% fail on Steering damper
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Operation (9 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Pump (43 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Steering control
      • 0.84% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Universal joint (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.4% fail on Chassis
    • 2.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 0.84% fail on Drivers
      • 0.84% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.42% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.42% fail on Seats
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers
  • 6.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.84% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on System
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.42% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Requirements
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment
      • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.1% fail on Towbars (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.84% fail on Towbar (13 times worse than other 1992 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment

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