Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1993
68.8% pass rate
from 330 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 1993 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps (98% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (8 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.61% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.30% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp (78% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Stop lamp (75% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Battery
    • 0.61% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Horn
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Components (81% better than other 1993 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Hoses
        • 0.30% fail on Pipes
      • 0.91% fail on Leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.30% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.30% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Trailing arms (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.91% fail on Front
      • 0.30% fail on Rear
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.30% fail on Location
    • 0.30% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.30% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.30% fail on Universal joint
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (45% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.91% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Pipe
      • 0.30% fail on Cap
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.91% fail on Wipers (80% better than other 1993 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.61% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.30% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.30% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.30% fail on Chassis
    • 0.30% fail on Load security
      • 0.30% fail on Access panel
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (71% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.30% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.91% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.30% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate

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