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Land Rover Defender 130 MOT Results

64.2% pass rate
from 53 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Defender 130 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on All direction indicators
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Battery
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.9% fail on Lamp
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.8% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Panhard rods
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Axles
      • 1.9% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Rear
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.7% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.9% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.9% fail on Pedal
        • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.9% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 11% fail on Steering
    • 7.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Free play
        • 1.9% fail on Steering box
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.9% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.9% fail on Other components
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.5% fail on Fuel system (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on System (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Tank
      • 1.9% fail on Cap
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Washers
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.9% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.8% fail on Chassis
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 1.9% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.9% fail on Seats
      • 1.9% fail on Drivers
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate