Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 1998
58.6% pass rate
from 2,791 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (79% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp (84% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.036% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (30% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (83% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (84% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (78% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies) (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Horn
      • 0.072% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.47% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.25% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.036% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 5.1% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.36% fail on System (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.072% fail on Hose
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission (54% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Flexible couplings (28 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Joints
        • 0.36% fail on Prop shaft (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.072% fail on Drive shafts (98% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Joints (98% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Mounting fixings (16 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Other body component (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Panel
      • 0.25% fail on Body condition (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pillar
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Other passenger's door (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Door condition (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Catch
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
        • 0.072% fail on Hinge (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Catch
    • 0.97% fail on Towbar (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.86% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.79% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Cabs (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Steps
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
    • 0.036% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.036% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.036% fail on Undertray
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.7% fail on Wheel bearings (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.54% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes (72% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover (53% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.072% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.82% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.72% fail on Springs (58% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Coil spring (79% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Swivel joints/housing (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Axle
      • 0.036% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.036% fail on King pins
    • 0.29% fail on Suspension rods (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.072% fail on Sub-frames (89% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint dust cover (21 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance (75% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (57% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Rbt (73% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance (75% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.036% fail on Rbt
          • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (52% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (63% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Brake linings (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Brake drums
    • 3.0% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (17 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas (19 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (22 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Other braking system component (16 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.036% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever
      • 0.036% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.54% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
      • 0.21% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.32% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.036% fail on Servos
      • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.036% fail on Valves
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.072% fail on Servos
      • 0.036% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.036% fail on Leaks
    • 0.072% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.072% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.036% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.036% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 9.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
      • 0.036% fail on Load limiters
    • 0.75% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 8.0% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Steering linkage components (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Steering component (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.14% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.072% fail on Lock stop (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pipes and hoses (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
      • 0.18% fail on Pump (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.036% fail on Rams
    • 0.57% fail on Steering gear (46% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering box (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering box (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.072% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.036% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (36% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.072% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.072% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.86% fail on Spark ignition (88% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Catalyst emissions (88% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (90% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Transmission oil leaks (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility (29% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (25% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (41% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on View to rear
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (51% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Condition (55% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment

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