Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
65.9% pass rate
from 593 tests in 2017
(24% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Rear reflectors (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Components (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses
      • 0.67% fail on Leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.51% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake control components (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on ABS
  • 10% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Steering system (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Drag link end (82 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Steering box (161 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Free play
        • 0.34% fail on Steering box (255 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Other components (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.17% fail on Steering component
      • 0.17% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.34% fail on Pump (24 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering control (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Steering coupling (38 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Universal joint (39 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
  • 10% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Fitment
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.2% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.84% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Axles (24 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Swivel joints/housing (46 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.51% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.51% fail on Panhard rods (104 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (138 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.34% fail on Torque/reaction arms (18 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (20 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.17% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Couplings
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.9% fail on Fuel system (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on System (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Cap
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
    • 0.84% fail on Emissions
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Tread depth (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.84% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.67% fail on Doors
      • 0.67% fail on Drivers (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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