Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1995
78.2% pass rate
from 358 tests in 2020
(47% better than other 1995 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.84% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.84% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.28% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.56% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.56% fail on Horn
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.28% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.28% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.28% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.28% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.28% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 7.5% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.84% fail on Springs
      • 0.84% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.84% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.84% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.84% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt
          • 0.56% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.56% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.84% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.84% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.28% fail on Linkage
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.84% fail on Lever
    • 0.56% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.28% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.28% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.28% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility (52% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (70% better than other 1995 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (77% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.56% fail on Doors
      • 0.56% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.56% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Chassis
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.28% fail on Floor
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres (71% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
    • 0.28% fail on Condition
  • 0.84% fail on Steering (81% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.28% fail on Other components
        • 0.28% fail on Steering component

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