Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2012
76.0% pass rate
from 7,762 tests in 2020
(8.6% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (30% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (30% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs and drums (34% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs (34% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.064% fail on Cable
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.39% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (17 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (74% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.090% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.064% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake control (90% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Electronic parking brake (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.039% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.026% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Electronic braking system (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.90% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.89% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.039% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.026% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.026% fail on Horn (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Direction indicators (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Flashing type (94% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.077% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.013% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.41% fail on Wheel bearings (73% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.090% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Operation (48 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Bellows (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.039% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on Axle
      • 0.013% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.013% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.090% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.077% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.46% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.86% fail on Transmission
      • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.57% fail on Joints
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Prop shaft (42 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Bearing housing (147 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Joints
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.039% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.026% fail on Pipe
      • 0.026% fail on System
      • 0.013% fail on Tank
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.077% fail on Other body component
      • 0.039% fail on Panel
    • 0.052% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Towbar (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Other towbar components (30 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.013% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 0.59% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts (93% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.49% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering linkage components (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Operation
      • 0.026% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.013% fail on Rams
    • 0.090% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.039% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Steering coupling (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Universal joint (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.052% fail on Condition
  • 0.013% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.013% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.013% fail on Steps

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