Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1996
81.2% pass rate
from 202 tests in 2020
(53% better than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ-S is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Brakes
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.5% fail on Lever
      • 0.50% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.99% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.99% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.99% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.99% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.99% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.99% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.99% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.99% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.50% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.50% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.50% fail on Other braking system component
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.50% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.50% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (71% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.50% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.50% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.50% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.50% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.50% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.50% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 3.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.99% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.99% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.50% fail on Chassis
      • 0.50% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.50% fail on Floor
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (70% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition (70% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.50% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.50% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.50% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (73% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.99% fail on Washers
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 0.50% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.50% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.50% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Tyres
    • 0.50% fail on Tread depth

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