Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2005
63.6% pass rate
from 3,604 tests in 2020
(21% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.028% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (34% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (30% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.055% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.028% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs and drums (37% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Brake discs (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Cable
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.055% fail on Electronic braking system (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic parking brake (18 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Lever
    • 0.42% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Servos (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.083% fail on Servos (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.22% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.028% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.028% fail on Other components
  • 13% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.6% fail on Pins and bushes (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.028% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension rods (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (56 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Suspension rod (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.75% fail on Other suspension component (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Springs (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.028% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.028% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.97% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.89% fail on Horn (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.028% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.78% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Individual direction indicators (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.055% fail on Side repeaters (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.028% fail on Switch
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (16% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.028% fail on Window
    • 0.083% fail on View to rear
      • 0.083% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition (39% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.75% fail on Catalyst emissions (64% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (40% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.083% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.028% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.028% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.55% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Transmission oil leaks (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.028% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Requirements
    • 1.00% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Airbags
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.083% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Power steering (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Other components
    • 0.028% fail on Steering play
      • 0.028% fail on Steering box
  • 2.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Integral vehicle structure (77% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Chassis (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Chassis condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.47% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.17% fail on Doors (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.028% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Body
      • 0.083% fail on Panel
      • 0.055% fail on Other body component
    • 0.028% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.028% fail on Transmission
      • 0.028% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.028% fail on Joints
    • 0.028% fail on Floor
    • 0.028% fail on Seats
      • 0.028% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.028% fail on Undertray
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment

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