Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1990
68.8% pass rate
from 385 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (57% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.78% fail on Brake calipers (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on ABS (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Components (76% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Pipes (80% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Hoses
      • 0.52% fail on Operation
      • 0.52% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Condition
        • 0.26% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.26% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Locking devices
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.52% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.78% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.78% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.52% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Trailing arms (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (32 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.26% fail on Rear
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.26% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rams
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.52% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (49% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.78% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Drivers
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.52% fail on Chassis
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Drivers
    • 0.26% fail on Speedometer
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate

Search Good Garages