Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
67.8% pass rate
from 441 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.45% fail on All position lamps (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Switch (200 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.68% fail on Trailer electrical socket (42 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Horn
    • 0.45% fail on Hazard warning (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Switch (23 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.45% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Brake operation (19 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Components (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Pipes (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Hoses
      • 0.45% fail on Operation (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.91% fail on ABS
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Air and vacuum systems (26 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Components (35 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Pipes
        • 0.23% fail on Pump/compressors
  • 7.7% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.68% fail on Front
      • 0.68% fail on Rear
    • 0.91% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.68% fail on Axles (40 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Swivel joints/housing (80 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Panhard rods (179 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (195 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Component mounting
  • 6.8% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Drag link end (102 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.68% fail on Other components (78 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Steering pivot point (63 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Steering component
      • 0.23% fail on Free play
        • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.23% fail on Steering box
    • 0.68% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Other components (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering control (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Steering coupling (77 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Universal joint (85 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.68% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Cap (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Hose
      • 0.23% fail on System
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.68% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
  • 0.23% fail on Towbars
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.23% fail on Tyres
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Tread depth

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