Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
69.7% pass rate
from 492 tests in 2017
(24% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.81% fail on Rear reflectors (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.61% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Components (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Hoses
      • 0.41% fail on Leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on ABS
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Cable
    • 0.20% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.20% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
      • 0.81% fail on Front
    • 1.0% fail on Axles (36 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Swivel joints/housing (55 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on King pins
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 6.9% fail on Steering (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.8% fail on Drag link end (45 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Other components (38 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Steering pivot point (28 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Steering component
      • 0.41% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.20% fail on Free play
        • 0.20% fail on Steering box
      • 0.20% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.20% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Cap (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.41% fail on Emissions
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Tread depth (82% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.61% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.20% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate

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