Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
71.4% pass rate
from 434 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Rear reflectors (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.92% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.46% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Pipes (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (21 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.46% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.46% fail on ABS
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.92% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.5% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint (34 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Drag link end (113 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Steering box
      • 0.23% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.23% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.46% fail on Locking devices (37 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering control
      • 0.23% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.23% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.69% fail on Rear
      • 0.46% fail on Front
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.46% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.69% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
  • 0.23% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
  • 0.23% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on System

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