Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2006
60.0% pass rate
from 11,151 tests in 2020
(9.8% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.4% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (44% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp levelling device (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.87% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on All direction indicators (78% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.62% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.48% fail on Horn
      • 0.090% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.036% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.018% fail on Battery(ies) (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.018% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.018% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0090% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0090% fail on Switch
    • 0.0090% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0090% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 9.9% fail on Suspension arms (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (16% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint dust cover (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (29 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Operation (48 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension unit (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Bellows (45 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Levelling valve (30 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pipes (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.0090% fail on Other components
    • 0.70% fail on Other suspension component (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension rods (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0090% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0090% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.22% fail on Springs (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Coil spring (95% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0090% fail on Mounting
    • 0.099% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Shock absorbers (97% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Sub-frames (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0090% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0090% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0090% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (60% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.0090% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.081% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake imbalance (86% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0090% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0090% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (87% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (77% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.054% fail on Decelerometer (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Brake discs (53% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Brake drums (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.21% fail on Cable
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Electronic parking brake (21 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Servos (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.099% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.054% fail on Servos (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.0090% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0090% fail on Other components
  • 6.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (17% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.8% fail on Joints
        • 0.054% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0090% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 2.1% fail on Prop shafts (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Prop shaft (48 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Bearing housing (51 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Flexible couplings (29 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 0.40% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition
      • 0.081% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0090% fail on Catch
      • 0.0090% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0090% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Tank
      • 0.063% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on System
      • 0.036% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0090% fail on Hose
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
      • 0.036% fail on Panel
    • 0.099% fail on Seats
      • 0.054% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.045% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.081% fail on Integral vehicle structure (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Towbar (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Other towbar components (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0090% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.054% fail on Chassis (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Chassis condition (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Cabs (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Steps (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.045% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.036% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.0090% fail on Carrier
    • 0.036% fail on Undertray
    • 0.018% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.018% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0090% fail on Load security
      • 0.0090% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0090% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0090% fail on Floor
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Size/type (87% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0090% fail on Window
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.099% fail on View to rear (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Mirrors (59% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.081% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.018% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0090% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.0090% fail on Components
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
    • 0.27% fail on Steering play (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Steering box
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
      • 0.045% fail on Operation
      • 0.036% fail on Rams
      • 0.027% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0090% fail on Pump
    • 0.045% fail on Steering coupling (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Universal joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0090% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (16% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Airbags
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition (20% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (38% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (24 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.0090% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.027% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.018% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0090% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 0.22% fail on Spark ignition (95% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (94% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.018% fail on Catalyst emissions (99% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested (97% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0090% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0090% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
    • 0.25% fail on Fluid leaks (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Engine oil leaks (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Transmission oil leaks (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0090% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0090% fail on Undertray
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates

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