Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.0% pass rate
from 1,949 tests in 2017
(7.5% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (74% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage condition (91% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 6.1% fail on Tie bars/rods (21 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (25 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.8% fail on Component mounting (42% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Subframe mounting (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Front
      • 0.31% fail on Rear (73% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Panhard rods (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (17 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Torque/reaction arms (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (96% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.051% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps (55% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps (58% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Rear lamps (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.051% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.97% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.051% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.51% fail on Battery (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.051% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.051% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance (21% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels (54% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.051% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.46% fail on Brake calipers (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on ABS (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (50% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Components (60% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes (51% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Hoses (83% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.92% fail on Leaks (92% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Restricted movement (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.051% fail on Components
        • 0.051% fail on Servos
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.051% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.1% fail on Steering (57% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Steering system (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.10% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.051% fail on Free play
        • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (97% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Operation (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.051% fail on Rams
    • 0.10% fail on Steering control
      • 0.051% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.051% fail on Steering column
  • 5.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions (51% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
      • 0.051% fail on Hose
  • 5.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.41% fail on Seats
      • 0.41% fail on Drivers
  • 0.77% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 1999 cars)

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