Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2003
60.4% pass rate
from 3,509 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Suspension arm (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension rods (38 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint (17 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension rod
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Springs (24% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (27% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Coil spring (33% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Mounting (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.00% fail on Other suspension component (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.057% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.54% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.085% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.057% fail on Axles
      • 0.057% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 13% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (51% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance (64% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (65% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.028% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.85% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (50% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance (55% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.66% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (63% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.028% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.028% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
        • 0.028% fail on Lever
    • 2.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.028% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.63% fail on Electronic parking brake (60 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.028% fail on Valves
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.057% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.028% fail on Leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Servos
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp levelling device (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (37% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Horn (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.085% fail on Battery(ies) (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (67% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (26% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested (47% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition (89% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.46% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.057% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.057% fail on Undertray
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.085% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.085% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.085% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Size/type (82% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.00% fail on Chassis (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Chassis condition (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Panel
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.028% fail on Body condition
    • 0.20% fail on Transmission (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Joints (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.028% fail on Joints
    • 0.17% fail on Doors (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.028% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Floor (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.085% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.028% fail on Driver's seat
  • 3.7% fail on Steering (25% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.085% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Other components
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
    • 0.028% fail on Steering play
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Requirements
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.028% fail on Airbags
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.66% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment
    • 0.057% fail on Condition

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