Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2003
61.0% pass rate
from 3,970 tests in 2017
(20% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (11% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Tie bars/rods (33 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 4.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (26% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (21% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment
      • 0.025% fail on Presence
    • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.93% fail on Subframe mounting (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Wheel bearings (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Front
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Torque/reaction arms (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Panhard rods (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.025% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (37% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Fog lamp (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.25% fail on Horn (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Battery (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.025% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.025% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.025% fail on Tell tale
  • 14% fail on Brakes (16% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.3% fail on Components
        • 4.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.025% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.68% fail on Leaks (98% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance (59% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.025% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.8% fail on ABS (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.58% fail on Electronic parking brake (69 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Electronic stability system (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
    • 0.23% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.025% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors (74% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.050% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.96% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.025% fail on Free play
        • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.025% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.050% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
      • 0.025% fail on Drive system
      • 0.025% fail on Rams
    • 0.025% fail on Steering control
      • 0.025% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.025% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.025% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (71% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions (50% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust system (93% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Fuel system (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Hose
      • 0.025% fail on Cap
      • 0.025% fail on System
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.43% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.43% fail on Chassis
    • 0.15% fail on Doors (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.050% fail on Seats (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Drivers
    • 0.025% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.86% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Condition

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