Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
58.2% pass rate
from 694 tests in 2020
(11% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Dipswitch (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.58% fail on Horn
      • 0.29% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.86% fail on Rear reflectors (22 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.58% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Chassis condition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Towbar (20 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Vehicle structure (22 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other towbar components
    • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Pipe
      • 0.43% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Hose
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.58% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
        • 0.29% fail on Catch (44 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.43% fail on Door condition
    • 0.86% fail on Transmission (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Joints
        • 0.29% fail on Prop shaft (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Body
      • 0.43% fail on Mounting fixings (25 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Panel
    • 0.72% fail on Seats
      • 0.58% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.29% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.58% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Cabs (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.6% fail on Wheel bearings (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.0% fail on Springs (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Mounting
        • 0.14% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.86% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.72% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Axle
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance (78% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.14% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (18 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Other braking system component (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.58% fail on Lever
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
      • 0.29% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Servos
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.14% fail on Valves
    • 0.43% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.29% fail on Servos (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 12% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Drag link end (19 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Other components (16 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage (16 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Steering component
      • 0.14% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.14% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.2% fail on Steering play (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering box (61 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering box (30 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Prescribed areas (16 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Power steering
      • 0.58% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.43% fail on Steering column (20 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Steering wheel (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.14% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (69% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.14% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.86% fail on Other leaks (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (70% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.14% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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