Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 1993
60.9% pass rate
from 880 tests in 2017
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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim (45% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps (86% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp (93% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.23% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.23% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on Tell tales (8 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Battery (70% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.80% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning (190% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.45% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Horn (74% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 11% fail on Body condition (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Vehicle structure (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Chassis (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.57% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.8% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Body security
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Tailgate
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 5.0% fail on Pipes (54% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Hoses
        • 0.23% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.80% fail on Leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (70% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components (75% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Condition
        • 0.23% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.23% fail on Subframe mounting (80% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Rear
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers (90% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (90% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.11% fail on Presence
    • 1.3% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Swivel joints/housing (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.11% fail on King pins
      • 0.11% fail on Clearance
    • 0.68% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints (79% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.11% fail on Location
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.11% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
  • 9.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions (61% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.91% fail on System
      • 0.68% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Hose
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested (79% better than other 1993 cars)
  • 6.8% fail on Steering
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system (45% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end (92% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering box (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Free play
        • 0.45% fail on Steering box (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
        • 0.23% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.11% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Pump
      • 0.23% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.23% fail on Steering control
      • 0.23% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.23% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.23% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 1993 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.68% fail on Towbars
    • 0.57% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment

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