Land Rover Defender 90 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
79.3% pass rate
from 135 tests in 2017
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 90 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Horn
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Trailing arms (18 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (19 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.74% fail on Rear
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Hub components
      • 0.74% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.74% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 0.74% fail on Steering control
      • 0.74% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.74% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.74% fail on Steering system
      • 0.74% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Tank
      • 0.74% fail on System

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