Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
53.2% pass rate
from 312 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (50% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Fog lamp (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.64% fail on Switch
    • 7.7% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.64% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.32% fail on Switch
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp (84% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.64% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.64% fail on Tell tale (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Switch
    • 0.64% fail on Battery
    • 0.64% fail on Trailer electrical socket (10 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.2% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Rear
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.96% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.64% fail on Condition (19 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.96% fail on Torque/reaction arms (15 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (19 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.64% fail on Universal joint (18 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Axles
      • 0.32% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.2% fail on Components
        • 4.2% fail on Pipes
      • 0.64% fail on Leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.32% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake control components (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Anti-slip (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.96% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.32% fail on Components
        • 0.32% fail on Servos
  • 14% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Drag link end (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.6% fail on Steering box (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering arm (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Intermediate drop arm (10 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Steering damper (16 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Free play
        • 0.32% fail on Steering box
    • 1.3% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Steering coupling (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Universal joint (11 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.32% fail on Steering wheel
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Locking devices (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Drive system
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
  • 9.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (68% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.32% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Tank
      • 0.64% fail on Pipe
      • 0.32% fail on System
    • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.64% fail on Emissions (88% better than other 1994 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Towbars (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Vehicle structure (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (74% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Requirements
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment

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