Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
65.3% pass rate
from 580 tests in 2017
(18% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.34% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.69% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on Tell tales (35 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Rear reflectors (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Components (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses
        • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.52% fail on ABS
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
  • 11% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Drag link end (70 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end (99% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Other components (27 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Steering pivot point (31 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Free play
        • 0.17% fail on Steering box
      • 0.17% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.52% fail on Steering control (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.17% fail on Steering column
      • 0.17% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.17% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Rear
      • 0.69% fail on Front
    • 1.4% fail on Axles (43 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Swivel joints/housing (77 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on King pins
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Location
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.17% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on System (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Emissions
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.86% fail on Towbars (110 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure (202 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Towbar (74 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.17% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers

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