Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1985
71.5% pass rate
from 123 tests in 2017
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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.81% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.6% fail on Tell tales (5 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.81% fail on Lamp
      • 0.81% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.3% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.81% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.81% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.81% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.81% fail on Leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 0.81% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.81% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.81% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.3% fail on Steering
    • 5.7% fail on Steering system
      • 4.9% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Free play
        • 0.81% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering
      • 1.6% fail on Pipes and hoses (14 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Steering operation
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.81% fail on Tank
      • 0.81% fail on Pipe
    • 0.81% fail on Emissions
  • 6.5% fail on Suspension
    • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.81% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.81% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.81% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.81% fail on Front
      • 0.81% fail on Rear
    • 0.81% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.81% fail on Wipers
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
  • 0.81% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.81% fail on Seats
      • 0.81% fail on Drivers

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