Jaguar XJ-S MOT Results

Registered in 1996
75.1% pass rate
from 197 tests in 2017
(44% 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.

  • 8.6% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.51% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 1.0% fail on Rear
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (51% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.51% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.51% fail on Rear wheels
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.51% fail on Hoses
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (66% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Rear reflectors (15 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (79% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Battery
    • 0.51% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.51% fail on Horn
    • 0.51% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Cap
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust system
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Engine mountings (20 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.51% fail on Chassis
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.51% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.51% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering system
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Other components
  • 1.0% fail on Tyres (83% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 0.51% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate

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