Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 1999
58.9% pass rate
from 4,673 tests in 2020
(8.2% better than other 1999 cars)
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps (35% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (34% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.043% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.043% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.71% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.79% fail on Horn
      • 0.15% fail on Battery(ies) (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.064% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.086% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.021% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.086% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.021% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.021% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.73% fail on Pins and bushes (71% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (80% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.086% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.043% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Pins and bushes (52% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.043% fail on Suspension arm (81% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (32% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (33% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Mounting
      • 0.53% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers (55% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes (28 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension unit (15 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Levelling valve (15 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Operation
      • 0.043% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Axles (89% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.086% fail on Axle
      • 0.043% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.021% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.39% fail on Suspension rods (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.021% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.043% fail on Sub-frames (94% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 16% fail on Brakes (9.8% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Electronic stability control (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (sp) (79% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (58% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance (70% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake performance not tested (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (91% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.064% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake performance (97% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (24% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (43% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.043% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (18 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (20 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Other braking system component (22 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.021% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Other components
    • 0.96% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake control (61% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Lever (62% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.086% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.021% fail on Valves
    • 0.043% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.043% fail on Servos
    • 0.021% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (39% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.021% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 2.3% fail on Towbar (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other towbar components (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (52% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission (49% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (67% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (68% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.68% fail on Prop shafts (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Joints
        • 0.28% fail on Prop shaft (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Flexible couplings (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on System (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
      • 0.24% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
    • 1.0% fail on Body (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Other body component (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Mounting fixings (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Panel
      • 0.086% fail on Body condition
    • 0.98% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Passenger's seat (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Driver's seat (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Doors (54% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Other passenger's door (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
        • 0.021% fail on Catch
      • 0.32% fail on Front passenger's door (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.064% fail on Door condition
        • 0.021% fail on Hinge
    • 0.73% fail on Bumpers (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Cabs (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Steps (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
    • 0.043% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.021% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.021% fail on Carrier
    • 0.021% fail on Load security
      • 0.021% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.021% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.021% fail on Undertray
  • 7.1% fail on Steering (76% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Steering linkage components (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drag link end (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.043% fail on Other components
        • 0.021% fail on Steering component
        • 0.021% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.043% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.021% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.92% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Other components (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.086% fail on Pump
      • 0.043% fail on Rams
    • 0.64% fail on Steering gear (39% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Steering box (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Operation
    • 0.24% fail on Steering play (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Steering box (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Universal joint (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.086% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.021% fail on Steering column
    • 0.021% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (18% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (30% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Condition of glass (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Windscreen (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.021% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.021% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.90% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Requirements
      • 0.021% fail on Load limiters
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (71% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Catalytic converter (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.021% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.021% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.021% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (87% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Catalyst emissions (85% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested (89% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Transmission oil leaks (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Other leaks (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (61% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (51% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 0.98% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Condition
  • 0.043% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.043% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.021% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.021% fail on Anchorages

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