Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1992
64.3% pass rate
from 291 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.69% fail on Dipswitch (8 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.4% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Rear reflectors (11 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.69% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.69% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (81% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp (80% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (69% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 10.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.69% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.34% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 1992 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.34% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.69% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.69% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.69% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever
  • 10.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.1% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.69% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.69% fail on Axles
      • 0.34% fail on Axle
      • 0.34% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.69% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.69% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.69% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.34% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.69% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.69% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.69% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.34% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.34% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.34% fail on Body
      • 0.34% fail on Panel
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Airbags
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment

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