Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1994
78.5% pass rate
from 363 tests in 2020
(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.

  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.83% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.83% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.28% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 0.83% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (74% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.28% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.28% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.28% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.28% fail on Horn
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.55% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.83% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.55% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.83% fail on Lever
    • 0.83% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.83% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.55% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal
      • 0.28% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.28% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.28% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.28% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.28% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.6% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.83% fail on Suspension arm (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.83% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.55% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.55% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.28% fail on Springs
      • 0.28% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.28% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.28% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.28% fail on Oxygen sensor
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Chassis
      • 0.55% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.28% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.28% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.28% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Other body component
    • 0.28% fail on Floor
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (75% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.55% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres
    • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates

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