Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2001
52.0% pass rate
from 2,831 tests in 2017
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage condition (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Presence (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Tie bars/rods (28 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (33 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.7% fail on Component mounting (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting (88% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (42% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.035% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.81% fail on Front
      • 0.53% fail on Rear
    • 0.53% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Panhard rods (17 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (22 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Torque/reaction arms (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.035% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.035% fail on Axles
      • 0.035% fail on Axle beam
  • 25% fail on Brakes (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Rear wheels (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Components (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Pipes (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses (78% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.071% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.78% fail on Leaks (89% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.71% fail on Brake calipers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.8% fail on ABS (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
        • 0.32% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.25% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.21% fail on Cable
      • 0.035% fail on Lever
    • 0.071% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.035% fail on Components
        • 0.035% fail on Pipes
      • 0.035% fail on Leaks
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (42% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps (42% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.035% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.071% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (58% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Individual lamps (50% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (68% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Battery (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Horn (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.035% fail on Lamp
      • 0.035% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering system (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Track rod end (97% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.071% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.035% fail on Free play
        • 0.035% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.99% fail on Power steering (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.28% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.071% fail on Pump
      • 0.035% fail on Rams
    • 0.49% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Steering lock (26 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Steering wheel
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (25% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Windscreen (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
  • 4.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.9% fail on Seat belts (31% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (74% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.99% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.99% fail on Chassis
    • 0.53% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.071% fail on Seats
      • 0.071% fail on Passengers
  • 0.64% fail on Registration plates and VIN (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate (44% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Condition

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