Land Rover Freelander MOT Results

Registered in 1998
49.3% pass rate
from 903 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Freelander is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Brakes (74% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (66% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (17 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.89% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (15 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.89% fail on Brake performance not tested (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.44% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.22% fail on Cable
        • 0.22% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.44% fail on Lever
    • 0.44% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.44% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Servos
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.11% fail on Other braking system component
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (51% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.22% fail on Trailer electrical socket (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.22% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (44% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (43% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (49% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.89% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.89% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bar (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms (46% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.00% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.78% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Axles
      • 0.22% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Axle
    • 0.22% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Springs
      • 0.11% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.11% fail on Coil spring
  • 16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (82% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 12% fail on Catalyst emissions (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.33% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (16 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system (71% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Joints
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shaft
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Prop shaft (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Bearing housing (23 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.22% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Sub-frame condition (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.11% fail on System
    • 0.55% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.44% fail on Towbar
      • 0.44% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.11% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.33% fail on Body
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
    • 0.22% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.11% fail on Bracket
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.11% fail on Cabs
      • 0.11% fail on Steps
    • 0.11% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.89% fail on View to rear (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.1% fail on Steering (61% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.66% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.66% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.44% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Rams
  • 5.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.00% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 1.00% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.00% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.66% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.66% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)

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