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Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

65.1% pass rate
from 258 tests in 2017
Number of tests by age
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 Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 4.7% fail on Fog lamp (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.78% fail on Lamp
      • 0.78% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Front wheels (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.39% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.39% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.3% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Hoses
      • 0.78% fail on Leaks
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.39% fail on Pedal
        • 0.39% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Body condition (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers
    • 0.78% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.39% fail on Body security
  • 7.8% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.78% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Tie bars/rods (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
      • 0.78% fail on Front
    • 0.78% fail on Radius arms (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.39% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.39% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.39% fail on Axles
      • 0.39% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 7.4% fail on Steering
    • 6.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Steering box (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.78% fail on Other components
        • 0.78% fail on Steering pivot point (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.39% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.39% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.78% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
    • 0.39% fail on Steering control
      • 0.39% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.39% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Requirements
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.78% fail on Tank
      • 0.78% fail on System
      • 0.39% fail on Hose
    • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.39% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment