Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1992
69.0% pass rate
from 271 tests in 2017
(20% better than other 1992 cars)
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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (55% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.1% fail on Brake calipers (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.6% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes
      • 0.37% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Operation
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.74% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.74% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Rear reflectors (19 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.74% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.37% fail on Lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.37% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Trailing arms (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.8% fail on Front
      • 0.37% fail on Rear
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment
    • 0.37% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.37% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (53% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Cap
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 1.8% fail on Body condition
    • 0.37% fail on Doors
      • 0.37% fail on Passengers front
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.37% fail on Other components
        • 0.37% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.74% fail on Other components
      • 0.37% fail on Operation
    • 0.37% fail on Steering control
      • 0.37% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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