Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.5% pass rate
from 555 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.54% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.18% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.6% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.36% fail on Lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.36% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Battery
  • 17% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.4% fail on Component mounting (53% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.3% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Axles (15 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Swivel joints/housing (26 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Stub axle
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.72% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.36% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.36% fail on Panhard rods (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.18% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.18% fail on Universal joint
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.8% fail on Components
        • 6.7% fail on Pipes (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Hoses
        • 0.18% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.18% fail on Valves
      • 1.1% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.18% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal
        • 0.36% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.36% fail on ABS
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.18% fail on Servos
  • 13% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drag link end (28 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Steering box (20 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Free play (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Steering box (37 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Intermediate drop arm (60 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.18% fail on Steering component
      • 0.18% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.90% fail on Locking devices (16 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering control (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering coupling (30 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Universal joint (32 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering column
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.54% fail on Other components
    • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (35% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on System (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (66% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Body condition
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Drivers
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.36% fail on Speedometer (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers
  • 5.4% fail on Towbars (25 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Vehicle structure (26 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Towbar (15 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (52% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Valve stem (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (60% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate

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