Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2000
56.2% pass rate
from 2,125 tests in 2020
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.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension rods (29 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Suspension rod (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (40% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (43% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Mounting
      • 0.047% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.047% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 18% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.094% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.047% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.89% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake imbalance (63% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Electronic stability control (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Lever
        • 0.094% fail on Cable
    • 0.71% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.28% fail on Lever
    • 0.28% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.094% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.047% fail on Leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Servos
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (27% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.094% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.094% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Electrical equipment (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.094% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.094% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.047% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.047% fail on Reversing lamp switch
  • 7.9% fail on Steering (88% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.047% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.75% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Other components
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.047% fail on Pump
      • 0.047% fail on Rams
    • 0.71% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.094% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.094% fail on Steering column
    • 0.047% fail on Steering play
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.094% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.047% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.047% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.047% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame condition (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Doors
      • 0.71% fail on Other passenger's door (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Door condition (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Body
      • 0.094% fail on Body condition
      • 0.094% fail on Other body component
      • 0.047% fail on Panel
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.094% fail on Fuel system (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.047% fail on Transmission
      • 0.047% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.047% fail on Joints
    • 0.047% fail on Undertray
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition (38% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (34% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (69% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.047% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Airbags
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.75% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Condition

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