Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2005
66.1% pass rate
from 3,909 tests in 2017
(25% 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 Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.026% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.077% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.051% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.077% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.051% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.051% fail on Dipswitch (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Individual lamps (63% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.051% fail on Switch
        • 0.026% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.61% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate lamp (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.051% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.026% fail on Lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Switch
    • 0.026% fail on Battery
    • 0.026% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (21% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.077% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.026% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Components (46% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (47% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Hoses
        • 0.026% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.026% fail on Servos
      • 0.18% fail on Leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.026% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic parking brake (24 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on ABS
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Components
        • 0.077% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.026% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.026% fail on Cable
    • 0.026% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.026% fail on Operation
  • 11% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tie bars/rods (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.56% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Front (87% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Torque/reaction arms (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension joints (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.051% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.051% fail on Drive shafts (99% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.051% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.026% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.026% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
    • 0.051% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (15% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (33% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Bonnet (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.84% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.56% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Emissions (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust system (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
      • 0.026% fail on Pipe
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.051% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.026% fail on Rams
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.46% fail on Body condition
    • 0.31% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis
    • 0.15% fail on Doors (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers
    • 0.026% fail on Body security
    • 0.026% fail on Load security
      • 0.026% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition
  • 0.026% fail on Towbars
    • 0.026% fail on Towbar

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