Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 1993
59.1% pass rate
from 335 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Fog lamp (140% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.90% fail on Switch
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Switch (23 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.90% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Horn
    • 0.60% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.60% fail on Tell tale (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Battery
    • 0.30% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.30% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (62% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Component mounting (98% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wheel bearings (170% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
    • 3.9% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Swivel joints/housing (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.90% fail on Panhard rods (8 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment (16 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.60% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.30% fail on Location
    • 0.60% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.60% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.60% fail on Torque/reaction arms (10 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.30% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.30% fail on Couplings
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake operation (26 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 3.9% fail on Pipes
        • 0.90% fail on Hoses
        • 0.30% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake drums (20 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.30% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.90% fail on Pedal
        • 0.60% fail on Condition
        • 0.30% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.30% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.30% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Drag link end (7 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Steering pivot point (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Steering component (26 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering box (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Free play
        • 0.60% fail on Steering box
      • 0.60% fail on Intermediate drop arm (11 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.2% fail on Steering operation (7 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.60% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Pump
      • 0.30% fail on Rams
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Steering control
      • 0.90% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Universal joint (8 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.30% fail on Locking devices
  • 11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Body condition
    • 2.1% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers
  • 8.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pipe
      • 0.30% fail on System
    • 0.60% fail on Emissions (89% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.2% fail on Towbars (8 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Vehicle structure (9 times worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
      • 0.60% fail on Requirements
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment

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