Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 1995
58.2% pass rate
from 2,665 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps (51% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps (36% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on All direction indicators (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps (91% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.038% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.038% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.075% fail on Switch
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Battery (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.79% fail on Tell tale (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.98% fail on Horn
    • 0.56% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.075% fail on Lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Subframe mounting (74% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Spring mounting (64% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (50% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
      • 0.075% fail on Presence (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (80% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Swivel joints/housing (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on King pins (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Clearance
    • 0.64% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment
    • 0.64% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Coil springs (52% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition (61% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 0.41% fail on Torque/reaction arms (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Panhard rods (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension unit (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (96% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.075% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.038% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.038% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.075% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 0.075% fail on Front suspension joints (93% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on General condition
    • 0.038% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (20% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 5.3% fail on Pipes (52% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Hoses (44% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.11% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.038% fail on Valves
      • 0.45% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Front wheels (78% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear wheels (83% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance (80% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (63% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.075% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.038% fail on Brake drums
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (10 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (9 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS (84% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.49% fail on Pedal
        • 0.30% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.075% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.038% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.038% fail on Cable
  • 16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 10% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Vehicle structure (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Chassis (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seats (120% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Passengers (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Drivers
    • 0.56% fail on Body security (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.038% fail on Load security
      • 0.038% fail on Bootlid
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.45% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.53% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.49% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 8.9% fail on Steering (83% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Steering system (92% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Steering box (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Steering component (12 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.15% fail on Free play
        • 0.15% fail on Steering box
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.075% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.038% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (83% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Other components
      • 0.45% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Pump (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.038% fail on Rams
    • 0.30% fail on Steering control
      • 0.19% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.15% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.038% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.075% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.038% fail on Steering column
    • 0.30% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.23% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.038% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (31% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions (71% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on System
      • 0.45% fail on Pipe
      • 0.38% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.038% fail on Hose
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested (58% better than other 1995 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (23% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (26% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.038% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (42% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.038% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.71% fail on Towbars (88% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.34% fail on Towbar (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Condition

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