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Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

76.4% pass rate
from 225 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 S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.44% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.89% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.44% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.44% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Components
        • 0.89% fail on Hoses
        • 0.44% fail on Valves
      • 0.44% fail on Operation
      • 0.44% fail on Leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.89% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.89% fail on Air and vacuum systems (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Components (27 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Servos (34 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.89% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.44% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.89% fail on Trailing arms (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.44% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.44% fail on Rear
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.44% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.44% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Other components
        • 0.44% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.89% fail on Steering control
      • 0.44% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.44% fail on Steering column
    • 0.44% fail on Power steering
      • 0.44% fail on Operation
      • 0.44% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.8% fail on System (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Cap
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.89% fail on Body condition
    • 0.44% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.44% fail on Seats
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.44% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate
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