Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 1994
64.8% pass rate
from 1,422 tests in 2020
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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (58% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (60% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (79% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (79% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies) (90% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Horn
      • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.21% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.070% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.070% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.070% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Chassis (84% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis condition (85% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Catch
      • 0.77% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Hinge
      • 0.49% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seats (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Passenger's seat (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Tank (190% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.14% fail on System
      • 0.070% fail on Pipe
    • 1.1% fail on Body (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Mounting fixings (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Body condition (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
      • 0.070% fail on Panel
    • 0.77% fail on Floor (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Flexible couplings (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Joints
      • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.070% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.070% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.42% fail on Towbar
      • 0.35% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.070% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.35% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.28% fail on Cabs
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.070% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.070% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (37% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (190% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Axles (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Swivel joints/housing (7 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Axle (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Stub axle (15 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (45% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.070% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.84% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.070% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.56% fail on Springs
      • 0.35% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Mounting
        • 0.070% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.56% fail on Suspension rods (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (14 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.070% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.070% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.070% fail on Suspension unit
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (92% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Brake performance not tested (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (sp) (84% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 1994 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 1994 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Rbt
          • 0.070% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.070% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.070% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (93% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.070% fail on Lever
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Other braking system component (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Other components
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Parking brake control (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.070% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.070% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.14% fail on Servos
    • 0.070% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment
      • 0.070% fail on Requirements
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.2% fail on Steering (62% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end (99% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
        • 0.070% fail on Steering component
        • 0.070% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.070% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.070% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.070% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.070% fail on Pump
      • 0.070% fail on Rams
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear (77% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering box
      • 0.070% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Steering play
      • 0.28% fail on Steering box
    • 0.21% fail on Steering column
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.14% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.14% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on View to rear
      • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (34% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.14% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.070% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.070% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (82% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Catalyst emissions (80% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested (80% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.070% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.070% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 2.1% fail on Fluid leaks (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Engine oil leaks (120% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres (46% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.070% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.070% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.14% fail on Speedometer

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