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Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

83.9% pass rate
from 62 tests in 2020
(38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp (88% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (4.1% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (2.9% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment (47% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Horn (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes (30% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (14% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (24% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.6% fail on Pedal
    • 1.6% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 4.8% fail on Steering (30% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Steering coupling (43 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Universal joint (57 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.6% fail on Steering play
      • 1.6% fail on Steering box
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (23% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Engine mounting
      • 1.6% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
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