Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2005
62.3% pass rate
from 2,947 tests in 2020
(17% 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 Suspension (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms (3.7% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (1.5% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint dust cover (10% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Anti-roll bar (16% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension rods (27 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Coil spring (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Mounting
    • 0.64% fail on Other suspension component (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.54% fail on Sub-frames (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.48% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 12% fail on Brakes (10% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (32% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (29% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (6.6% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (5.6% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (7.4% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance (6.6% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (28% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (26% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (22% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.068% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (55% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance (36% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested (17% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (8.5% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (8.7% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (9.7% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs and drums (38% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Brake discs (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (59% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Lever (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Cable
    • 2.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Electronic stability control (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic parking brake (22 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Flexible brake hoses (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Servos (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal (13% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems (6.4% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Servos (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.034% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.034% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.034% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.034% fail on Additional braking device
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (15% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2.8% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Dipswitch (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (38% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.34% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps (5.4% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Position lamp (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility (8.5% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers (3.9% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (18% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Driver's view (57% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (8.5% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type (40% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition (30% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7.6% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Catalyst emissions (59% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Compression ignition (47% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (25% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (69% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested (8.0% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.034% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.034% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.37% fail on Fluid leaks (13% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Engine oil leaks (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Steering (8.8% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components (10% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end (8.9% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (5.7% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Drag link end (0.19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Steering linkage (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Locking devices (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering gear (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (1.6% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
    • 0.034% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts (95% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (27% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Integral vehicle structure (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.64% fail on Chassis (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Chassis condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Body (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Panel (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Body condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Other body component (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Doors (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Other passenger's door (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Undertray (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Fuel system (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Transmission (98% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Drive shafts (98% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Joints (98% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.034% fail on Cabs
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.81% fail on Identification of the vehicle (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plates (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition (13% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.034% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.034% fail on Anchorages

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