Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1987
70.0% pass rate
from 160 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.63% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms (190% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.8% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Rear
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.63% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.63% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.63% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.63% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.63% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.63% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.63% fail on Switch
      • 0.63% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.63% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (82% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.63% fail on Pedal
        • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.63% fail on Components
        • 0.63% fail on Pipes
    • 0.63% fail on Hub components
      • 0.63% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.63% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.63% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Pipe
      • 0.63% fail on Cap
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering
      • 1.9% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.63% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition

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