Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2000
54.3% pass rate
from 2,890 tests in 2017
(7.1% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (11% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage condition (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.035% fail on Presence
    • 6.5% fail on Tie bars/rods (25 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (28 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas (25% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting (47% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Subframe mounting (81% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Spring mounting (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.73% fail on Front
      • 0.62% fail on Rear (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Location
    • 0.55% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Torque/reaction arms (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.069% fail on Condition
    • 0.069% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 20% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (25% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Components (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Pipes (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Hoses (77% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance (16% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.035% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (59% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake calipers (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake back plates
    • 4.0% fail on ABS (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Restricted movement (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake (49% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
        • 0.28% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.069% fail on Condition
    • 0.069% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.069% fail on Cable
    • 0.035% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.035% fail on Leaks
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (28% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Rear lamps (49% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.035% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.035% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (31% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (31% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters (61% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Battery (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Horn (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.035% fail on Lamp
      • 0.035% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.069% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.035% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.035% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (38% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors (78% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Steering (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering system (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (69% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.069% fail on Free play
        • 0.069% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.069% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
      • 0.35% fail on Other components
      • 0.10% fail on Pump
      • 0.069% fail on Rams
    • 0.10% fail on Steering control
      • 0.069% fail on Steering column
      • 0.035% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.035% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (42% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Emissions (40% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (66% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Cap
      • 0.035% fail on Hose
      • 0.035% fail on System
  • 5.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (80% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Doors (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Passengers other (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Drivers
      • 0.069% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
    • 0.035% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.66% fail on Registration plates and VIN (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate (49% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Condition
  • 0.035% fail on Towbars
    • 0.035% fail on Towbar

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