Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 1995
62.4% pass rate
from 1,967 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (30% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (73% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps (75% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (75% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.10% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.46% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (50% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp (48% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment (82% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.051% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.51% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.10% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.8% fail on Chassis (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Chassis condition (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Mounting fixings (13 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Other body component (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Body condition (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Panel
      • 0.051% fail on Pillar
    • 1.9% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Catch
      • 0.61% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Catch
      • 0.51% fail on Other passenger's door (200% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.41% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.31% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
      • 0.051% fail on System
    • 0.97% fail on Seats
      • 0.66% fail on Passenger's seat (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.97% fail on Cabs (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.81% fail on Transmission (71% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Prop shafts (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Prop shaft (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
        • 0.10% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.76% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Towbar
      • 0.41% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.10% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.051% fail on Coupling
      • 0.051% fail on Safety device
    • 0.51% fail on Floor (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 15% fail on Brakes (20% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (77% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (63% better than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Brake performance not tested (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (94% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (70% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (72% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (200% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.10% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.10% fail on Cable
    • 2.4% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (11 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Other braking system component (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (96% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (99% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (90% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Pedal (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.81% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.10% fail on Servos
      • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.051% fail on Valves
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.66% fail on Lever
    • 0.51% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.36% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.051% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.051% fail on Servos
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bar (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes (60% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Swivel joints/housing (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Stub axle (8 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on King pins
    • 0.66% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.41% fail on Springs (61% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.31% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.051% fail on Mounting
      • 0.051% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket
      • 0.051% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (10 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.051% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.3% fail on Steering (67% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Steering component (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.25% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Other components
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering box
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear (83% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering box
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.051% fail on Steering column
    • 0.051% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.051% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Condition of glass (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Windscreen (160% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on View to rear
      • 0.46% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.10% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.71% fail on Spark ignition (90% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Catalyst emissions (88% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested (91% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.051% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 2.0% fail on Fluid leaks (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Engine oil leaks (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Transmission oil leaks (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (38% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.97% fail on Condition (46% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.15% fail on Seat belt installation check (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Anchorages (22 times worse than other 1995 cars)

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