Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2012
79.2% pass rate
from 6,841 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (46% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (40% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.088% fail on Rear lamps (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Individual lamps (89% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Side repeaters (93% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.058% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.044% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.029% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.029% fail on Horn
    • 0.015% fail on Battery
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Lamp
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components (29% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.044% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.015% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Components (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes (28 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance (32% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Rear wheels (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake operation (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.015% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic parking brake (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.058% fail on Pedal
        • 0.058% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.058% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.044% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.044% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on ABS
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.015% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.015% fail on Components
        • 0.015% fail on Pipes
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.044% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.015% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.19% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.015% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.19% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.12% fail on Front
      • 0.029% fail on Rear
    • 0.058% fail on Air suspension (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Operation (74 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.029% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 3.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (22% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Washers (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.058% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.58% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.56% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Steering
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Pipes and hoses (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pump
    • 0.16% fail on Steering system (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.029% fail on Free play
        • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.044% fail on Steering control
      • 0.015% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.015% fail on Steering shaft
      • 0.015% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.015% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.015% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.015% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.35% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (92% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Body condition (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Seats
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.073% fail on Condition
  • 0.18% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.073% fail on System
      • 0.015% fail on Cap
    • 0.073% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.029% fail on Towbars (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Detachable tow ball (149 times worse than other 2012 cars)

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