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Jaguar 420 MOT Results

79.9% pass rate
from 134 tests in 2017
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar 420 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.75% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Battery
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.75% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.75% fail on Horn
  • 9.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.75% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.75% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.75% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.75% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.75% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.75% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.75% fail on Operation
      • 0.75% fail on Components
        • 0.75% fail on Hoses
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.75% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.75% fail on Components
        • 0.75% fail on Cylinders/actuators
    • 0.75% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.75% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.75% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering arm (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Free play
        • 0.75% fail on Steering box
      • 0.75% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.75% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.75% fail on Other components
        • 0.75% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.75% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.75% fail on Tank
      • 0.75% fail on Pipe
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.75% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.75% fail on Chassis
    • 0.75% fail on Seats
      • 0.75% fail on Passengers
  • 3.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres
    • 0.75% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas