Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2008
62.9% pass rate
from 6,784 tests in 2020
(7.5% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 9.5% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.074% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.88% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (45 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Operation (99 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Bellows (32 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Levelling valve (40 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.015% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.015% fail on Pipes
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
    • 0.49% fail on Other suspension component (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.059% fail on Shock absorbers (96% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Springs (99% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Coil spring (99% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (91% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 0.44% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (61% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical equipment (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.029% fail on Battery(ies) (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.088% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.044% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.029% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.029% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs and drums (50% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Brake discs (52% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Cable (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Linkage
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (32% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (61% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (70% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.029% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake imbalance (90% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic parking brake (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Electronic braking system (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.059% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.015% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.015% fail on Servos
    • 0.015% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.059% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.015% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.029% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.015% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Engine oil leaks (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.044% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 5.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.4% fail on Transmission (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Joints (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.015% fail on Bearing housing
      • 1.2% fail on Prop shafts (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Prop shaft (55 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Bearing housing (122 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Flexible couplings (45 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
      • 0.015% fail on Belts
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.029% fail on Hose
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.015% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.059% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
      • 0.015% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.029% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.015% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.029% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.029% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.015% fail on Chassis
      • 0.015% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar
      • 0.015% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.015% fail on Load security
      • 0.015% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.015% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.015% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.015% fail on Cabs
      • 0.015% fail on Steps
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (38% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Bonnet (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Drag link end (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Lock stop
      • 0.015% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.015% fail on Components
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Other components (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Operation
      • 0.029% fail on Rams
      • 0.015% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.22% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.029% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.015% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.015% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.015% fail on Steering column
  • 0.97% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.63% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Requirements
      • 0.015% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.32% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Airbags
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.62% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.059% fail on Condition
  • 0.029% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.029% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.029% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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