Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 1998
54.4% pass rate
from 3,576 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Position lamps (47% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps (24% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear lamps (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.028% fail on Switch
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps (61% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (62% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.056% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.028% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.056% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.028% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.056% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.3% fail on Battery (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Fog lamp (76% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Tell tale (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Horn
    • 0.31% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.084% fail on Lamp
      • 0.056% fail on Switch
      • 0.028% fail on Tell tale
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.9% fail on Component mounting (31% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Subframe mounting (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Shock absorbers (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Condition (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wheel bearings (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Front (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear (53% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.084% fail on Presence (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Swivel joints/housing (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on King pins
    • 0.42% fail on Front suspension joints (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Front drive shafts (93% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Constant velocity joints (95% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Couplings
      • 0.084% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.056% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.028% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.31% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (87% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Location
    • 0.25% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Panhard rods (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Torque/reaction arms (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on General condition
    • 0.028% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.028% fail on Other components
    • 0.028% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
    • 0.028% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.6% fail on Components
        • 5.9% fail on Pipes (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Hoses (69% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.056% fail on Valves (86% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Pump
      • 0.36% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear wheels (76% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Front wheels (78% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake operation (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance (82% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (41% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.028% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (18 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (20 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS (52% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.056% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on Additional braking devices (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.084% fail on Components
        • 0.056% fail on Servos
        • 0.028% fail on Pump/compressors
    • 0.084% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.056% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.028% fail on Lever
      • 0.028% fail on Cable
    • 0.028% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Doors (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers
    • 0.59% fail on Seats (89% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
    • 0.42% fail on Body security (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Load security
      • 0.028% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.028% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.028% fail on Engine mountings
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (99% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.53% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.42% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (69% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 11% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drag link end (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering box (15 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Steering box (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering arm (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Intermediate drop arm (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
        • 0.084% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.028% fail on Steering component
      • 0.084% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.028% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pipes and hoses (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pump (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
      • 0.028% fail on Rams
    • 0.31% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering coupling (15 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Universal joint (16 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Steering column
      • 0.028% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.20% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.056% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (21% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on System (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.056% fail on Hose
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions (63% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested (44% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 7.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (19% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (22% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.028% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (45% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (52% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (36% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.3% fail on Towbars (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.028% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment

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