Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 1994
59.3% pass rate
from 1,842 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps (46% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Rear lamps (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim (41% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (82% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (82% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.71% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.054% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (75% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (80% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.054% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Battery (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 0.54% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
      • 0.054% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.38% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.27% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (190% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 10% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Vehicle structure (190% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Chassis (190% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Passengers other (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers
    • 0.60% fail on Body security (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Load security
      • 0.054% fail on Access panel
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.81% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Subframe mounting (86% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (40% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
      • 0.16% fail on Presence (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.7% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Axles (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Swivel joints/housing (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.11% fail on Stub axle (14 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (52% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
    • 0.65% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.65% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Tie bars/rods (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Panhard rods (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.16% fail on Universal joint (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front drive shafts (97% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.054% fail on Couplings
    • 0.22% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension joints (84% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
    • 0.054% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.4% fail on Components
        • 4.7% fail on Pipes (33% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Hoses
        • 0.22% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.054% fail on Valves
      • 0.33% fail on Operation
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (88% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Front wheels (70% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake performance not tested (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.054% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components (92% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (60% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on ABS
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake control components (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pedal
        • 0.43% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.054% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.054% fail on Linkage
    • 0.054% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.054% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.054% fail on Components
        • 0.054% fail on Hoses
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 10.0% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
      • 0.65% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
    • 0.60% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.60% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 8.6% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Steering system (68% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Steering box (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Steering pivot point (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Steering component (12 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering box
      • 0.11% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.054% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pump
    • 0.27% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.22% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.16% fail on Steering control
      • 0.16% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.11% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.054% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (21% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system (66% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on System (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pipe
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
      • 0.054% fail on Hose
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions (70% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (40% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth (62% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.054% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.054% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.054% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.054% fail on Hubs
  • 0.43% fail on Towbars
    • 0.33% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar

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