Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2004
59.5% pass rate
from 9,817 tests in 2020
(15% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (12% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension arm (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (20% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Levelling valve (47 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes (24 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension unit (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Bellows (50 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Other components (18 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.18% fail on Axles
      • 0.14% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.020% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.010% fail on Axle
      • 0.010% fail on King pins
    • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.020% fail on Sub-frames (96% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.00% fail on Horn (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.061% fail on Battery(ies) (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.54% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on All direction indicators (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.031% fail on Hazard warning (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Switch (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.010% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.010% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes (17% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.57% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (46% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance (60% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.081% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (92% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (93% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.020% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.010% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.010% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.010% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.031% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.10% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Cable (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Lever
        • 0.010% fail on Linkage
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Electronic stability control (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Electronic braking system (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.81% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas (29 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (46 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Other braking system component (33 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Other components
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.37% fail on Lever
      • 0.26% fail on Electronic parking brake (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.010% fail on Servos
      • 0.010% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.010% fail on Valves
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.081% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.041% fail on Servos
      • 0.020% fail on Operation (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.010% fail on Leaks
  • 9.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (8.5% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Chassis (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (68% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (68% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.010% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.010% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.88% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Prop shaft (21 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Bearing housing (25 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Joints
        • 0.041% fail on Flexible couplings (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on System (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Hose (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Towbar (27 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure (37 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Other towbar components (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.010% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.95% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Other passenger's door (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.051% fail on Door condition
      • 0.041% fail on Front passenger's door (70% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
      • 0.10% fail on Mounting fixings (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Panel
      • 0.010% fail on Body condition
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Cabs (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Steps (26 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.020% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.020% fail on Carrier
    • 0.031% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.031% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.010% fail on Floor
    • 0.010% fail on Undertray
  • 7.9% fail on Steering (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Steering linkage components (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Track rod end (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drag link end (20 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
        • 0.020% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.010% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.010% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.010% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
      • 0.061% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.051% fail on Pump
      • 0.010% fail on Rams
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering box (21 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Steering box (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Steering rack (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.010% fail on Steering column
    • 0.010% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.010% fail on Universal joint
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (50% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.061% fail on Driver's view (70% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.15% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.092% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.061% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.010% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.071% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.010% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.010% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.31% fail on Spark ignition (95% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (95% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Catalyst emissions (96% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested (96% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.010% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Engine oil leaks (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Other leaks (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Transmission oil leaks (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.020% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.020% fail on Undertray
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Size/type (87% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas (31% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment
      • 0.041% fail on Requirements
    • 0.75% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Airbags
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates (37% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.020% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.020% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.020% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Steps and stairs (27 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Steps (27 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.010% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.010% fail on Anchorages

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