Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
62.1% pass rate
from 578 tests in 2017
(19% better than other 1998 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (84% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.52% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Switch (40 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Switch
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators (69% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type (69% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Battery
    • 0.35% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.35% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.35% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.52% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.6% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Rear
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Presence
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (71% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Torque/reaction arms (19 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (22 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Location
    • 0.35% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.35% fail on Axles
      • 0.35% fail on Swivel joints/housing (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.17% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Couplings
  • 13% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Drag link end (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Steering box (25 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Intermediate drop arm (29 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Free play
        • 0.17% fail on Steering box
      • 0.17% fail on Steering damper
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 0.87% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Pump
    • 0.35% fail on Steering control
      • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.17% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.17% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.35% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 12% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels (59% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (69% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.2% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.52% fail on Servos (24 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses
        • 0.17% fail on Valves
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
        • 0.35% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.17% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
  • 8.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions (68% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on System
      • 0.35% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Drivers
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers
    • 0.17% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.17% fail on Load security
      • 0.17% fail on Bootlid
  • 4.7% fail on Towbars (23 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Vehicle structure (25 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Towbar (15 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres (72% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Tread depth (80% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (67% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (56% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Requirements
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment

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