Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1987
70.6% pass rate
from 163 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.61% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.61% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.61% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.61% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.61% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.61% fail on Pedal
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.61% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.61% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.61% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.61% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility
    • 6.1% fail on Washers
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on View to rear
      • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.61% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.61% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.61% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.61% fail on Springs
      • 0.61% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.61% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.61% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.61% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.61% fail on Rams
      • 0.61% fail on Other components
    • 0.61% fail on Steering play
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.61% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.61% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.61% fail on Chassis
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.61% fail on Floor
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas

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