Land Rover Discovery MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.0% pass rate
from 34,594 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Land Rover Discovery is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (34% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.57% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.45% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0029% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators (37% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type (37% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (31% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Individual direction indicators (66% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.061% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.032% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.012% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Position lamps (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Position lamp (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.023% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.023% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility (24% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (61% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.090% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0029% fail on Window
    • 0.040% fail on View to rear
      • 0.040% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.038% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.0058% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (51% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.014% fail on Size/type (71% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (72% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (71% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (71% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0087% fail on Cable
    • 0.39% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (52% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (53% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance (46% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0058% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0058% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.069% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.049% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0029% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (41% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0058% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0087% fail on Rbt (81% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0058% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0029% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0029% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Parking brake control (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.017% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0029% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0029% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.0058% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0058% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0029% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0029% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.0029% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0029% fail on Other components
  • 0.58% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Compression ignition (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0087% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0087% fail on Particulate filter (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0087% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0029% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.032% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0029% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.41% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0029% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.023% fail on Shock absorbers (87% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Wheel bearings (61% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Linkage ball joints (82% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0029% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0029% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0029% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.012% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.012% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Operation (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0058% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0058% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.19% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts (22 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Prop shaft (56 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Bearing housing (71 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Flexible couplings (42 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.069% fail on Joints
        • 0.0058% fail on Bearing housing (35 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0029% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.055% fail on Body
      • 0.038% fail on Other body component
      • 0.017% fail on Panel
    • 0.035% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.029% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.014% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0087% fail on System
      • 0.0058% fail on Pipe
    • 0.014% fail on Doors
      • 0.0087% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0087% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0029% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0029% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0029% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0029% fail on Door condition
    • 0.012% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0087% fail on Seats
      • 0.0087% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0058% fail on Load security (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0029% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.0029% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0029% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0029% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0029% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0029% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0029% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0029% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts (62% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Requirements
    • 0.023% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0029% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0029% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.064% fail on Steering (50% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Steering linkage components (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0029% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.023% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.023% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0058% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0058% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0029% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0029% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0029% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0029% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.064% fail on Road Wheels (56% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Attachment (48% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.0058% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0058% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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