Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
61.9% pass rate
from 688 tests in 2017
(19% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Rear reflectors (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Trailer electrical socket (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Battery
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (94% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
    • 2.2% fail on Axles (48 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Swivel joints/housing (94 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.15% fail on King pins
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.44% fail on Suspension arms (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Panhard rods (75 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (115 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.44% fail on Drive shafts (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.29% fail on Universal joint (113 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.29% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Torque/reaction arms (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Component mounting
  • 11% fail on Brakes (29% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.8% fail on Components
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.15% fail on Servos
      • 0.58% fail on Leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear wheels (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake operation (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.29% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.87% fail on ABS
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.44% fail on Pedal
        • 0.29% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.15% fail on Components
        • 0.15% fail on Servos
  • 9.7% fail on Steering (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Steering system (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.5% fail on Drag link end (33 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Other components (28 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Steering pivot point (35 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Steering box (73 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Free play
        • 0.29% fail on Steering box (106 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.29% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.15% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.15% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.29% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on System (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Cap
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Requirements
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.87% fail on Doors
      • 0.58% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.58% fail on Body condition
    • 0.44% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.44% fail on Chassis
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.15% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.5% fail on Towbars (51 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure (78 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Towbar

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