Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2003
59.7% pass rate
from 9,109 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.011% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.055% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (33% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn (98% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Battery(ies) (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.077% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.044% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.044% fail on Switch
    • 0.022% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.022% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 16% fail on Suspension (11% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Suspension arm (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Springs (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (56% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (56% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Bonded suspension units (27 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Bonded suspension unit (48 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes (27 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension unit (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other components (34 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Levelling valve (23 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Bellows (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.32% fail on Axles (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Swivel joints/housing (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Sub-frames (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover (31 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
  • 13% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.055% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.022% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (92% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Lever
    • 3.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (19% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (62% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (69% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (65% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Parking brake performance (95% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Rbt (95% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Parking brake performance (96% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.98% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Prescribed areas (26 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (42 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Other braking system component (31 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.055% fail on Other components
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.59% fail on Lever
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.022% fail on Servos
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.022% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.011% fail on Leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Servos
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (11% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Chassis condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Strengthening plate (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Towbar (31 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure (39 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Other towbar components (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on System (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Hose (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.077% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Prop shafts (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Joints (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Prop shaft (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.011% fail on Belts
    • 0.88% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Body (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Other body component (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Mounting fixings (26 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
      • 0.088% fail on Body condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Bumpers (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.099% fail on Door condition
        • 0.011% fail on Catch
      • 0.088% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.14% fail on Cabs (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Steps (25 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.022% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.022% fail on Floor
  • 8.7% fail on Steering (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Steering linkage components (95% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Track rod end (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drag link end (21 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Intermediate drop arm (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Steering component (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.033% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.011% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.011% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.011% fail on Components
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Pump (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.011% fail on Rams
    • 0.57% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.54% fail on Steering box (45 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
    • 0.19% fail on Steering play
      • 0.19% fail on Steering box (33 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility (41% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (28% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.011% fail on Window
    • 0.066% fail on Driver's view (68% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.099% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.088% fail on Catalytic converter (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Particulate filter (18 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.033% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (86% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.011% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.41% fail on Spark ignition (94% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (94% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Catalyst emissions (95% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Emissions not tested (92% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 1.9% fail on Fluid leaks (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Engine oil leaks (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Transmission oil leaks (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type (72% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
    • 0.87% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (41% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates (43% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Hubs
  • 0.011% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.011% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.011% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.011% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.011% fail on Steps
  • 0.011% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding

Search Good Garages