Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
52.5% pass rate
from 486 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.41% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Switch (88 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Fog lamp (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.62% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.62% fail on Switch (20 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 0.62% fail on Battery
    • 0.41% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.41% fail on Trailer electrical socket (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.21% fail on Lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.62% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.5% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Axles (28 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Swivel joints/housing (72 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.82% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.82% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Panhard rods (47 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (44 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.82% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.62% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Location
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.41% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.41% fail on Torque/reaction arms (17 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 16% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 14% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Drag link end (58 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering box (35 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Other components (23 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Steering pivot point (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Steering component (62 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Free play (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Steering box (71 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering damper (45 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.21% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.82% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rams
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (27 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Steering control (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering column (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.21% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.21% fail on Steering operation
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.6% fail on Components
        • 6.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.41% fail on Hoses
        • 0.21% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.21% fail on Servos
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Operation
      • 0.41% fail on Leaks
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.21% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.82% fail on ABS
    • 0.62% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.21% fail on Components
        • 0.21% fail on Servos
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (86% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.62% fail on Doors
      • 0.41% fail on Drivers
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.1% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on System (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.82% fail on Emissions (78% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Towbars (41 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Vehicle structure (46 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres (73% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment

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