Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 1995
58.8% pass rate
from 211 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 1995 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (71% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Switch
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp (61% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators (86% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type (86% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (6.8% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (1.6% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (82% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment (18% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn (51% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.4% fail on Rear reflectors (14 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Main beam tell-tale (14 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.95% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (50% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (76% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (78% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Towbar (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure (8 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Mounting fixings (10 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Panel
    • 1.4% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.95% fail on Doors (79% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on Tank
    • 0.47% fail on Transmission
      • 0.47% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.47% fail on Prop shaft
  • 15% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (48% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings (96% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (41% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (13% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (45% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Coil springs (25% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Coil spring (33% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component (200% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.95% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers (15% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension rods (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Brakes (0.52% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Brake drums
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (14% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (1.5% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (70% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (28% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.95% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (97% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Parking brake control (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.47% fail on Servos
      • 0.47% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.47% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Other components
        • 0.47% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Rams
    • 0.95% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
    • 0.47% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.47% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (5.9% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (69% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (21% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (79% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (94% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Fluid leaks (27% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Engine oil leaks (64% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.47% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (32% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (59% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates (61% worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 0.95% fail on Tyres (70% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Condition (37% better than other 1995 cars)

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