Jaguar XE MOT Results

Registered in 2016
83.7% pass rate
from 13,488 tests in 2020
(26% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XE is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.0074% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.55% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.082% fail on Position lamps (53% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.067% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.037% fail on Horn
      • 0.015% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.037% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0074% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.015% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.015% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0074% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (14% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (45% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Washers (51% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.067% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.030% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.030% fail on View to rear
      • 0.030% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.015% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (40% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (33% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs and drums (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (56% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.059% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.074% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.074% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.044% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.037% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0074% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0074% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0074% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.037% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.022% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.022% fail on Rbt
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0074% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0074% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.044% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.022% fail on Parking brake control (78% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.022% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0074% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.015% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0074% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0074% fail on Additional braking device
  • 0.85% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.022% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.022% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0074% fail on Linkage
  • 0.44% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition (81% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.037% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Emission control equipment (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0074% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0074% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0074% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.089% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.0074% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0074% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.022% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Other leaks (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.037% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.082% fail on Fuel system (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on System (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Transmission
      • 0.030% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.030% fail on Joints
    • 0.022% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.015% fail on Body
      • 0.015% fail on Other body component
    • 0.0074% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0074% fail on Doors
      • 0.0074% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0074% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
  • 0.067% fail on Steering
    • 0.044% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.037% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0074% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.015% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0074% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0074% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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