Jaguar X-Type MOT Results

Registered in 2008
64.2% pass rate
from 7,535 tests in 2020
(12% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar X-Type is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage (86% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-roll bar (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Springs (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Coil springs (50% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Coil spring (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Shock absorbers (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Sub-frames (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.066% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.053% fail on Dipswitch (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (36% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp (35% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (33% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (33% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.62% fail on Individual direction indicators (52% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Battery(ies) (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Cable (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Lever
        • 0.013% fail on Linkage
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (29% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.066% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance (55% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.66% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake fluid (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.080% fail on Electronic stability control (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lever (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rigid brake pipes (91% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.027% fail on Leaks
    • 0.013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.013% fail on Other braking system component
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (28% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.2% fail on Compression ignition (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.013% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 0.65% fail on Spark ignition (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Catalyst emissions (94% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.093% fail on Engine oil leaks (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.040% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.027% fail on Undertray
      • 0.013% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility (28% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.093% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.093% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.040% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.040% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (54% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (56% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.013% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.066% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.066% fail on Joints
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
      • 0.080% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.080% fail on Door condition
      • 0.053% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.053% fail on Door condition
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.027% fail on Hose
      • 0.027% fail on System
      • 0.013% fail on Tank
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
    • 0.080% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.080% fail on Seats
      • 0.040% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.040% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.040% fail on Body
      • 0.027% fail on Other body component
      • 0.013% fail on Panel
    • 0.040% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.027% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.013% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.027% fail on Undertray
    • 0.013% fail on Floor
    • 0.013% fail on Cabs
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Requirements
    • 0.21% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.68% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.080% fail on Steering gear (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Steering rack (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Power steering
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
    • 0.040% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Steering play
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.027% fail on Steering column
  • 0.013% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.013% fail on Anchorages
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