Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2001
55.4% pass rate
from 7,719 tests in 2017
(10% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (7.2% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps (14% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Rear lamps (59% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.026% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.078% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.039% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.013% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
      • 0.013% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters (61% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.026% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.026% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Fog lamp (30% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.065% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Horn (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Battery (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Trailer electrical socket (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning (56% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Switch (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.052% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension (5.8% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Prescribed areas (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Component mounting (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Subframe mounting (90% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.039% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Presence
    • 3.9% fail on Front suspension joints (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Rear (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (88% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (86% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Fitment (22 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
    • 0.78% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Front drive shafts (83% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Constant velocity joints (83% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Couplings
      • 0.052% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.039% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.65% fail on Fluid suspension (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pipes (30 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Other components (37 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension unit (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Levelling valve (60 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 0.52% fail on Tie bars/rods (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Panhard rods (20 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (25 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Torque/reaction arms (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Air suspension (24 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Suspension unit (27 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Levelling valve (36 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Operation (13 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Bellows (26 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Other components (39 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Axles (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Swivel joints/housing (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Clearance (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on General condition
    • 0.026% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.013% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Bellows
    • 0.013% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
  • 16% fail on Brakes (8.6% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.9% fail on Components
        • 4.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.039% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.51% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.065% fail on Operation
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (26% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.091% fail on Brake back plates (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Brake drums
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Rear wheels (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake performance not tested (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake imbalance (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake operation (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.026% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 3.8% fail on ABS (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (19 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.7% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Steering system (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Drag link end (17 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering box (39 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Free play
        • 0.18% fail on Steering box (20 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.065% fail on Intermediate drop arm (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Other components
        • 0.039% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.013% fail on Steering component
      • 0.013% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.013% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Pump (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drive system
      • 0.013% fail on Rams
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.12% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Universal joint (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.026% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.026% fail on Steering shaft (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.013% fail on Steering column
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.078% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.078% fail on Drivers
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Body security (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.039% fail on Load security
      • 0.026% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.013% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.039% fail on Spare wheel
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (31% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on System (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
      • 0.091% fail on Tank
      • 0.078% fail on Cap (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested (71% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Towbars (36 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Vehicle structure (39 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Towbar (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (58% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Size/type (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (18% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (50% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Prescribed areas (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
  • 0.71% fail on Registration plates and VIN (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate (39% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Hubs

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