Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
60.2% pass rate
from 711 tests in 2017
(20% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.98% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.5% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Rear reflectors (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Axles (48 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Swivel joints/housing (97 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on King pins (120 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.4% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear
    • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.70% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Location (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.28% fail on Suspension arms (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.6% fail on Components
        • 5.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.56% fail on Hoses
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.14% fail on Servos
      • 0.70% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance (38% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.84% fail on Pedal
        • 0.56% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.14% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.14% fail on Components
        • 0.14% fail on Servos
    • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (21 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 3.2% fail on Drag link end (42 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Other components (33 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Steering pivot point (44 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Steering box (38 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Intermediate drop arm (113 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.28% fail on Steering damper (65 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Free play
        • 0.14% fail on Steering box
    • 0.70% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Drive system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Pump
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
    • 0.56% fail on Steering operation (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Prescribed areas (33 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.14% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.14% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on System (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 0.84% fail on Body condition
    • 0.84% fail on Doors
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
  • 2.3% fail on Towbars (40 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Vehicle structure (51 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (80% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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