Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2002
58.3% pass rate
from 2,965 tests in 2020
(14% 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.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Springs
      • 3.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.034% fail on Mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.034% fail on Torsion bar
      • 0.034% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension rods (25 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint (19 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.78% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.034% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (37% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (57% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (43% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (42% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance (81% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Electronic stability control (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.034% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.034% fail on Pivot
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.67% fail on Electronic parking brake (114 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Lever (81% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.10% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.067% fail on Servos
      • 0.034% fail on Leaks
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (40% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.034% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Individual direction indicators (49% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical equipment (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
      • 0.10% fail on Battery(ies) (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.034% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.034% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.034% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 9.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.6% fail on Spark ignition (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.54% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition (88% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.034% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.034% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
    • 0.34% fail on Fluid leaks (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.10% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.10% fail on Undertray
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (29% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.034% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.37% fail on Steering gear (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
      • 0.067% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.067% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.067% fail on Steering column
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.91% fail on Chassis
      • 0.91% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Floor (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.10% fail on Panel
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.034% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Doors (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.034% fail on Hose
    • 0.034% fail on Transmission
      • 0.034% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.034% fail on Joints
    • 0.034% fail on Undertray
  • 3.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Airbags
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates (50% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Condition

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