Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1988
74.2% pass rate
from 329 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.61% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.61% fail on Plate brake tester (16 times worse than other 1988 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (43 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.61% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
    • 0.91% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.91% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.61% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.61% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.30% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Servos
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.4% fail on Horn
      • 0.91% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.91% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.2% fail on Main beam tell-tale (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on View to rear
      • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.91% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.91% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.61% fail on Springs
      • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.30% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.30% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.61% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.30% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.91% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.91% fail on Floor (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
      • 0.30% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.30% fail on Transmission
      • 0.30% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.30% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.30% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.61% fail on Operation
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.30% fail on Rams
    • 0.91% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.91% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.61% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.61% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 2.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% better than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Tyres
    • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.61% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.61% fail on Speedometer

Search Good Garages