Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1994
75.7% pass rate
from 325 tests in 2017
(41% better than other 1994 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.31% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.62% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.62% fail on Tell tales (8 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (67% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Front lamps (80% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (72% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 0.62% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Battery
    • 0.31% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.31% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.62% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.62% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.8% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (79% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Components (82% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Pipes (83% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Hoses
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.92% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.62% fail on Hub components
      • 0.62% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.31% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.31% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 6.8% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.92% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.62% fail on Condition (18 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.92% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.92% fail on Front
    • 0.92% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on General condition
    • 0.31% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.31% fail on Location
    • 0.31% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (67% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
  • 2.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 0.92% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.92% fail on Chassis
    • 0.62% fail on Seats
      • 0.62% fail on Drivers
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (82% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions (78% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.62% fail on Steering (88% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Steering system (85% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.62% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate

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