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Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

69.8% pass rate
from 212 tests in 2020
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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.94% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.94% fail on Horn
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.94% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.47% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.47% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.94% fail on Tank (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Hose
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 0.94% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.47% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.94% fail on Towbar
      • 0.47% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.47% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.94% fail on Body
      • 0.47% fail on Body condition
      • 0.47% fail on Panel
    • 0.94% fail on Doors
      • 0.47% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
      • 0.47% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
    • 0.47% fail on Transmission
      • 0.47% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.47% fail on Joints
    • 0.47% fail on Floor
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.47% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.94% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.94% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.94% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.94% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.94% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.47% fail on Pedal
      • 0.47% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.94% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.94% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.94% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.47% fail on Servos
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.47% fail on Brake fluid
  • 6.6% fail on Suspension
    • 3.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.47% fail on Axles
      • 0.47% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.47% fail on Springs
      • 0.47% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.47% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.47% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.94% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pump
    • 0.94% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.94% fail on Steering box (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.47% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.47% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.47% fail on Universal joint
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Visibility (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.47% fail on Washers
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.94% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.94% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.47% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.47% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.47% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.94% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.94% fail on Tyres
    • 0.94% fail on Tread depth