Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1986
74.9% pass rate
from 171 tests in 2020
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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.58% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.58% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.58% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.58% fail on Switch
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.58% fail on Lever
    • 0.58% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on View to rear
      • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.58% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.58% fail on Springs
      • 0.58% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.58% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.58% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.58% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.58% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.58% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.58% fail on Chassis
      • 0.58% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Pipe
    • 0.58% fail on Doors
      • 0.58% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.58% fail on Door condition
    • 0.58% fail on Floor
  • 2.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.58% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.58% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.58% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 0.58% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.58% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.58% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.58% fail on Power steering
      • 0.58% fail on Other components
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.58% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.58% fail on Requirements
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.58% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.58% fail on Speedometer

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