Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2002
57.7% pass rate
from 3,606 tests in 2017
(15% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Tie bars/rods (32 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (36 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.00% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.7% fail on Subframe mounting (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs (26% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (25% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Front (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Rear (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Front suspension joints (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.36% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Panhard rods (14 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Torque/reaction arms (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Macpherson strut (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Drive shafts (99% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.028% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.028% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.028% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.028% fail on Axles
      • 0.028% fail on Stub axle
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Components (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Pipes (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.083% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.97% fail on Leaks (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.028% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 4.2% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.75% fail on Electronic parking brake (155 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Electronic stability system (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.055% fail on Components
        • 0.055% fail on Servos
      • 0.028% fail on Leaks
    • 0.055% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.028% fail on Lever
      • 0.028% fail on Cable
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Rear lamps (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.055% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.083% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.00% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Individual lamps (55% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on All direction indicators (79% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Battery (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Horn (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.055% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.055% fail on Switch
    • 0.028% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth (18% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (22% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (42% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen (60% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (44% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Fuel system (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Hose
      • 0.028% fail on Cap
  • 3.7% fail on Steering (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.028% fail on Free play
        • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.028% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.083% fail on Operation
      • 0.083% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.028% fail on Rams
      • 0.028% fail on Other components
    • 0.028% fail on Steering control
      • 0.028% fail on Steering column
    • 0.028% fail on Rear wheel steering
      • 0.028% fail on Components
  • 3.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Requirements
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (34% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 0.89% fail on Vehicle structure (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Chassis (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.055% fail on Seats (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers
  • 0.86% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment
    • 0.055% fail on Condition

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