Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2000
55.0% pass rate
from 5,795 tests in 2017
(8.5% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps (59% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.069% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.035% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.017% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.017% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters (51% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Fog lamp (46% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.086% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Horn (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Battery (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.069% fail on Lamp
      • 0.035% fail on Switch
      • 0.035% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Presence
    • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Component mounting (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Subframe mounting (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Front suspension joints (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings (46% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Fitment
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.97% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Location
    • 0.76% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Front drive shafts (83% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Constant velocity joints (84% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Couplings
      • 0.052% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.035% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.60% fail on Tie bars/rods (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Fluid suspension (15 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pipes (33 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Suspension unit (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Levelling valve (39 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
    • 0.47% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 0.40% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Swivel joints/housing (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Clearance (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Torque/reaction arms (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Air suspension (21 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Operation (17 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Suspension unit (18 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Levelling valve (32 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pipes (32 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Bellows
    • 0.28% fail on Radius arms (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Panhard rods (17 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (24 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.052% fail on General condition
    • 0.017% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Pipes
    • 0.017% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (18% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Components (20% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes (17% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.017% fail on Pump
      • 0.55% fail on Leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.052% fail on Operation
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.035% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.035% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.3% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Rear wheels (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Parking brake operation (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (19 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (23 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.069% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.052% fail on Components
        • 0.035% fail on Pipes
        • 0.017% fail on Servos
      • 0.017% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.017% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.017% fail on Lever
  • 11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Body condition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Seats (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers
    • 0.64% fail on Doors
      • 0.53% fail on Passengers other (71% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Drivers
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.12% fail on Body security
    • 0.086% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.035% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.017% fail on Engine mountings
  • 8.7% fail on Steering (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Steering system (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end (81% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drag link end (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Steering box (23 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Free play
        • 0.10% fail on Steering box (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Steering damper (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Other components
        • 0.035% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.017% fail on Steering component
      • 0.035% fail on Intermediate drop arm (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.16% fail on Pump (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drive system
      • 0.017% fail on Rams
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.069% fail on Steering control
      • 0.052% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.052% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.017% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.069% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.069% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (29% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (20% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (44% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on System (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.052% fail on Hose
      • 0.035% fail on Cap (87% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested (63% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Towbars (25 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Vehicle structure (27 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (21% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.052% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (61% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 0.62% fail on Registration plates and VIN (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate (52% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Condition

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