Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2002
58.5% pass rate
from 7,928 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.2% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (19% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (21% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.013% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.088% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (23% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (23% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Horn (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies) (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.063% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.063% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.038% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.025% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.050% fail on Hazard warning (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Switch (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (40% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension arm (92% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Springs (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (49% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring (49% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.69% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes (23 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Suspension unit (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Levelling valve (31 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.013% fail on Bellows
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension rods (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.038% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Axles
      • 0.13% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.050% fail on Axle
      • 0.038% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.025% fail on King pins (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Stub axle
  • 13% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic braking system (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (60% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (59% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.73% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (65% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance (77% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (93% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance (93% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.013% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.076% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (74% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Lever
        • 0.013% fail on Cable
        • 0.013% fail on Linkage
        • 0.013% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.2% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (18 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (30 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Other braking system component (41 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (41 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pedal (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.61% fail on Lever
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.038% fail on Master cylinder (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.013% fail on Servos
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.063% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.025% fail on Leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Servos
      • 0.013% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Chassis condition (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.1% fail on Towbar (25 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure (30 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Other towbar components (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on System (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
      • 0.076% fail on Hose
      • 0.038% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.49% fail on Prop shafts (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
        • 0.21% fail on Prop shaft (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Flexible couplings (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Bumpers (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Body (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Other body component (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Mounting fixings (16 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Body condition (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Panel
    • 0.48% fail on Seats (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
      • 0.063% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
      • 0.063% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
    • 0.30% fail on Cabs (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Steps (18 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Floor
    • 0.025% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.025% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.025% fail on Load security
      • 0.013% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.013% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.013% fail on Dropside
        • 0.013% fail on Other dropside component
    • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 8.6% fail on Steering (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Track rod end (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drag link end (21 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Intermediate drop arm (15 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering component
        • 0.013% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.98% fail on Power steering (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.063% fail on Pump
    • 0.69% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.59% fail on Steering box (36 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering play (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering box (29 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering coupling (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.013% fail on Steering shaft
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (30% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (19% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.025% fail on Window
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Emission control equipment (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (20 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Other emission control equipment (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.47% fail on Spark ignition (93% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions (91% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (95% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested (96% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.013% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Engine oil leaks (54% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Transmission oil leaks (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (27% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.076% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.90% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Airbags
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type (69% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.013% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 0.013% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.013% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.013% fail on Steps

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