Jaguar XE MOT Results

Registered in 2015
81.9% pass rate
from 9,239 tests in 2020
(18% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XE is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.53% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (54% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (54% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.022% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Rear fog lamp (77% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Position lamps (88% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Position lamp (91% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.032% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.022% fail on Horn
      • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.022% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.022% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (49% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (88% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.043% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.022% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.022% fail on View to rear
      • 0.022% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (37% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.097% fail on Size/type
    • 0.022% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs and drums (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.032% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.011% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.097% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.097% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.065% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.076% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.065% fail on Rbt
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.022% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.011% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.043% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.076% fail on Electronic parking brake (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.011% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension
    • 0.93% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Springs (78% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Coil springs (78% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Coil spring (78% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Mounting
    • 0.087% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.076% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 0.90% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Exhaust emissions (48% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Compression ignition (98% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.022% fail on Emission control equipment (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Other emission control equipment (42 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.011% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.011% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.011% fail on Undertray
    • 0.011% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle (66% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.31% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.22% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (88% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.097% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.032% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.022% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Body
      • 0.011% fail on Other body component
    • 0.011% fail on Doors
      • 0.011% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.011% fail on Catch
    • 0.011% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.022% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.011% fail on Steering wheel
Read the Honest John Review

  • Jaguar XE (2015 on)
    Strong alternative to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Superb ride comfort and fuel economy. Eight-speed automatic is excellent. Interior is much improved from 2019.

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