Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2008
64.1% pass rate
from 5,932 tests in 2017
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.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (14% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts (54% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Couplings
      • 0.084% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.084% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Rear
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Air suspension (65 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Operation (116 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension unit (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.017% fail on Bellows
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
    • 0.32% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bonded suspension (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.067% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Trailing arms (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.034% fail on Shock absorbers (97% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 0.017% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear lamps (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.10% fail on Direction indicators (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Flashing type (94% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Individual lamps (97% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Horn (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.067% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.034% fail on Battery (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Components (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.24% fail on Leaks (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.067% fail on Brake back plates (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Rear wheels (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Gradient hand brake (37 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Parking brake operation (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic parking brake (22 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on ABS (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.12% fail on Cable
    • 0.067% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Size/type
    • 0.067% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.034% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (30% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.24% fail on Free play (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Steering box
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.051% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Other components
      • 0.034% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.034% fail on Rams (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.017% fail on Rear wheel steering
      • 0.017% fail on Components
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Emissions (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on System (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Cap
      • 0.051% fail on Tank
      • 0.034% fail on Pipe
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.93% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.61% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.32% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.29% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.39% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.084% fail on Seats
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers
    • 0.067% fail on Body condition
    • 0.017% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Chassis
    • 0.017% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Condition
  • 0.017% fail on Towbars
    • 0.017% fail on Detachable tow ball

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