Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2004
63.1% pass rate
from 4,482 tests in 2017
(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 (29% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tie bars/rods (21 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (24 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.94% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.54% fail on Subframe mounting (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Location
    • 0.51% fail on Sub-frames (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Radius arms (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Torque/reaction arms (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Panhard rods (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Macpherson strut (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Drive shafts (99% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.045% fail on Drive shafts
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.067% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.067% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.13% fail on Dipswitch (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Horn (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Individual lamps (59% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on All direction indicators (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Fog lamp (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.067% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.045% fail on Lamp
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
      • 0.022% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.022% fail on Battery
    • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.022% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 13% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance (22% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.022% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.089% fail on Brake linings (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Components (38% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes (35% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Hoses (50% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Servos (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.067% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.4% fail on ABS (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Electronic parking brake (29 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.089% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.045% fail on Components
        • 0.022% fail on Hoses
        • 0.022% fail on Servos
      • 0.022% fail on Operation
      • 0.022% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.045% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
        • 0.045% fail on Condition
    • 0.045% fail on Mechanical components (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Cable
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.067% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.089% fail on Mirrors (73% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.067% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.96% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.045% fail on Requirements
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.045% fail on Seats (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers
    • 0.022% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Emissions (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Exhaust system (93% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
      • 0.022% fail on System
    • 0.067% fail on Emissions not tested (89% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Steering rack (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Free play
        • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.022% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.045% fail on Other components
      • 0.022% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.067% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.022% fail on Steering control
      • 0.022% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.022% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.80% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Condition

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