Jaguar X-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.3% pass rate
from 9,509 tests in 2020
(5.1% worse than other 2005 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar X-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bar (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Suspension arms (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Pins and bushes (60% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Springs (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Coil springs (28% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Coil spring (28% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Mounting
      • 0.084% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Sub-frames (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Sub-frame (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.39% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.032% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.053% fail on Axles
      • 0.053% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters (32% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (21% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp (21% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Electrical equipment (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.021% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.29% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 0.021% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.021% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.021% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Brakes (9.4% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance (17% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (14% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (14% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (37% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (38% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance (38% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.032% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.032% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.032% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (37% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp) (42% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance (43% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.042% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (17% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
        • 0.095% fail on Lever
        • 0.011% fail on Pivot
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 1.1% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.57% fail on Flexible brake hoses (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic systems (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake fluid (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.032% fail on Valves
      • 0.011% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.36% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.35% fail on Lever
    • 0.011% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.011% fail on Servos
    • 0.011% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.042% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.021% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
          • 0.011% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (22% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.021% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.011% fail on NOx sensor
    • 0.83% fail on Fluid leaks (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Engine oil leaks (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.042% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.032% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 8.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (20% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.011% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.8% fail on Transmission (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Joints (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.095% fail on Prop shafts (55% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Joints
        • 0.021% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.011% fail on Halfshafts
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Strengthening plate (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
      • 0.095% fail on Other passenger's door (57% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Tank
      • 0.042% fail on System
      • 0.021% fail on Hose
    • 0.23% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.063% fail on Body condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.084% fail on Seats (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.053% fail on Undertray
    • 0.032% fail on Floor
    • 0.032% fail on Cabs
      • 0.032% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.021% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.021% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.011% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.011% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.011% fail on Towbar
      • 0.011% fail on Coupling
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (15% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.011% fail on Window
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Condition (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
    • 0.36% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Airbags
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.011% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Steering linkage components (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation (95% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Other components
      • 0.084% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.36% fail on Steering gear (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Steering play (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.011% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.011% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Hubs
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.021% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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