Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2004
62.9% pass rate
from 4,115 tests in 2020
(22% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms (19% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension rods (30 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Suspension rod (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage ball joints (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (59% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.70% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Axles
      • 0.024% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 12% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (41% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance (49% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.073% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.70% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance (51% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.024% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.024% fail on Cable
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.049% fail on Electronic braking system (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake control (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Electronic parking brake (32 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.049% fail on Servos
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.097% fail on Servos (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Leaks
    • 0.097% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.073% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Pedal
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.68% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.68% fail on Horn
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Individual direction indicators (70% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Side repeaters (93% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (56% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested (78% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.97% fail on Compression ignition (42% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (68% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.049% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.049% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.44% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.073% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.024% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.024% fail on Undertray
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.097% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.097% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.073% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.024% fail on Window
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.097% fail on Size/type (70% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Sub-frame condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Chassis
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
      • 0.049% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
        • 0.024% fail on Catch
      • 0.049% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.049% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.073% fail on Panel
    • 0.22% fail on Undertray (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.097% fail on Transmission (97% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Drive shafts (97% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Joints (97% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Cabs (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Floor
    • 0.049% fail on Fuel system (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.024% fail on System
    • 0.024% fail on Seats
      • 0.024% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.024% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.024% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Requirements
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (31% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Airbags
      • 0.073% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.22% fail on Steering gear (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.024% fail on Rams
    • 0.024% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.024% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.049% fail on Condition
  • 0.024% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.024% fail on Speedometer

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