Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1988
71.9% pass rate
from 310 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.97% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.32% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.65% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.65% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.65% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.97% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.65% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.65% fail on Lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance (89% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 0.97% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.97% fail on Brake calipers (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses
      • 0.65% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.97% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.97% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.97% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.97% fail on Front
    • 0.65% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.65% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.32% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions
    • 0.65% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Pipe
      • 0.32% fail on System
    • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.65% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Free play
        • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.6% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.65% fail on Other components
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
    • 0.32% fail on Steering control
      • 0.32% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.32% fail on Body security
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate

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