Jaguar S-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2007
71.2% pass rate
from 3,365 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar S-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.059% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.059% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.030% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Individual lamps (77% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Tell tales (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.030% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.59% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate lamp (97% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.030% fail on Battery
    • 0.030% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.030% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.089% fail on Brake imbalance (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Pipes (80% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Servos (16 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Leaks
      • 0.059% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.89% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.89% fail on Electronic parking brake (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on ABS
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Operation (82 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Components
        • 0.030% fail on Servos
      • 0.030% fail on Leaks
    • 0.089% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.089% fail on Cable
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.089% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.2% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tie bars/rods (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Attachment (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Front suspension joints (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front
      • 0.059% fail on Rear (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.059% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Torque/reaction arms (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts (98% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.030% fail on General condition
    • 0.030% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.98% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (72% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.77% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.77% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.089% fail on Requirements
  • 1.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.089% fail on Cap
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.65% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Steering system (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Track rod end (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.030% fail on Free play
        • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
  • 0.51% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.059% fail on Doors (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.030% fail on Seats
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers

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