Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2003
58.9% pass rate
from 8,627 tests in 2017
(15% 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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps (14% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.046% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.035% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
      • 0.012% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.046% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Horn (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Individual lamps (63% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Side repeaters (91% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on All direction indicators (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Battery (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.046% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.035% fail on Hazard warning (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Lamp
      • 0.012% fail on Tell tale
  • 16% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas (96% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Component mounting (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Spring mounting (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Subframe mounting (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Location
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Front drive shafts (86% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Constant velocity joints (86% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Couplings
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid suspension (16 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pipes (30 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension unit (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Levelling valve (65 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Other components (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Air suspension (23 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension unit (40 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Levelling valve (51 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
      • 0.023% fail on Pipes (87 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Bellows
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Swivel joints/housing (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Clearance (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.21% fail on Panhard rods (26 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (37 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment (23 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Torque/reaction arms (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on General condition
    • 0.012% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 4.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.046% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.46% fail on Leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (23% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.035% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.023% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.7% fail on ABS (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Front wheels (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Parking brake operation (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Gradient hand brake (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Condition
    • 1.00% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.00% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Electronic stability system (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas (21 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (34 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.070% fail on Restricted movement (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.012% fail on Cable
    • 0.012% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.012% fail on Warning
    • 0.012% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.012% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 9.5% fail on Steering (86% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Drag link end (28 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Steering box (69 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Free play
        • 0.093% fail on Steering box (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Intermediate drop arm (23 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.023% fail on Steering damper (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Other components
        • 0.023% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Operation (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Rams
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.070% fail on Steering control
      • 0.058% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.058% fail on Universal joint (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.023% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (40% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.012% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Doors (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.046% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.070% fail on Passengers
    • 0.058% fail on Body security
    • 0.023% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.012% fail on Spare wheel
  • 5.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on System (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.023% fail on Hose
      • 0.012% fail on Cap
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested (82% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.058% fail on Size/type (83% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Towbars (47 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure (58 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Towbar (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Seat belts (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.42% fail on Prescribed areas (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
      • 0.023% fail on Requirements
    • 0.59% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.42% fail on Registration plates and VIN (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate (62% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment

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