Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1991
71.3% pass rate
from 328 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (27 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.30% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.91% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.61% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.61% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.30% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.30% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.30% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.30% fail on Linkage
    • 0.61% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.61% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.91% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.91% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.30% fail on Horn
    • 0.91% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.91% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.5% fail on Suspension
    • 4.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Suspension arm (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.61% fail on Springs
      • 0.61% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.61% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.30% fail on Axles
      • 0.30% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 6.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.30% fail on View to rear
      • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.91% fail on Chassis
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.30% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.91% fail on Seats
      • 0.61% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.30% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.30% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.61% fail on Other components
      • 0.30% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.30% fail on Rams
    • 0.91% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.91% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.30% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.30% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment

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