Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2001
54.5% pass rate
from 2,158 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension rods (22 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (66 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint (15 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.046% fail on Other suspension component
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (44% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.046% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 22% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (20% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (85% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (49% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.046% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.60% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Service brake imbalance (69% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.046% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Electronic stability control (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.32% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.19% fail on Cable
        • 0.093% fail on Lever
        • 0.046% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal
      • 0.37% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.83% fail on Lever
    • 0.70% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.093% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.046% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.093% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.093% fail on Leaks
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (37% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.093% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.093% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (54% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.093% fail on Horn (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (96% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.14% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Steering linkage (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Steering component
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Pipes and hoses (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
      • 0.093% fail on Pump
      • 0.046% fail on Operation
    • 0.19% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Steering play
      • 0.093% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.046% fail on Steering wheel
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested (60% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.23% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.046% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (30% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.093% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.093% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.046% fail on View to rear
      • 0.046% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.046% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.56% fail on Doors
      • 0.46% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition
      • 0.093% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.093% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.28% fail on Floor (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
      • 0.046% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Transmission (96% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Drive shafts (97% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Joints (97% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.046% fail on Joints
    • 0.093% fail on Seats
      • 0.093% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.046% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.046% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.046% fail on Undertray
  • 3.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.046% fail on Requirements
    • 0.23% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (84% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Airbags
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment
    • 0.046% fail on Condition

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