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Jaguar XJS MOT Results

72.4% pass rate
from 87 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 XJS is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Horn
    • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.1% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Trailing arms (17 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.3% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (19 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.3% fail on Restricted movement (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Components
        • 1.1% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake calipers
  • 6.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Cap
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Power steering (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Other components (14 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate