Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 1994
59.8% pass rate
from 301 tests in 2020
(16% worse than other 1994 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (50% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Side repeaters (13% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on All direction indicators (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (80% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Switch (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps (27% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (34% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (6.9% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (4.2% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (160% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (61% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment (28% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Horn (75% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.66% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Position lamp (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (33% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Chassis (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis condition (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (14% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Towbar (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (9.7% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (8.8% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Hose
      • 0.33% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.33% fail on System
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (52% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Prop shaft (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Body (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Other body component
    • 1.00% fail on Doors (80% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
    • 0.66% fail on Seats (62% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.33% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.33% fail on Floor
  • 13% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.33% fail on Other components
        • 0.33% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.33% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Steering gear (16% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Steering box (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Steering wheel (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Steering column
  • 13% fail on Suspension (9.4% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (44% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (7.3% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pins and bushes (39% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (60% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (51% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.33% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.00% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Swivel joints/housing (13 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on King pins
    • 1.00% fail on Shock absorbers (4.5% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Suspension rods (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.66% fail on Other suspension component (38% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (17% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (13% better than other 1994 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (48% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance (59% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (73% better than other 1994 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (7.2% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (4.4% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Brake discs and drums (71% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Brake discs (75% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Brake pads (32% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (30% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pedal (92% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.33% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.33% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.33% fail on Servos
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (6.9% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (8.8% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (12% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on View to rear (200% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Condition (27% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 2.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (80% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition (75% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (76% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Fluid leaks (38% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Engine oil leaks (21% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition

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