Jaguar XF MOT Results

Registered in 2008
68.3% pass rate
from 6,813 tests in 2017
(14% 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 XF is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Position lamps (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear lamps (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.044% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.044% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (57% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.44% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps (91% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.029% fail on Battery (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (20% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.088% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.059% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front wheels (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.059% fail on Brake imbalance (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.015% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Components (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Pipes (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake (44% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic parking brake (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on ABS
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.088% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.073% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.073% fail on Cable
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.029% fail on Mirrors (84% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Tie bars/rods (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.47% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front
      • 0.073% fail on Rear (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Torque/reaction arms (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Drive shafts (99% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.029% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.015% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust system (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
      • 0.073% fail on System
      • 0.029% fail on Tank
      • 0.015% fail on Hose
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Emissions not tested (72% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.48% fail on Steering (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Steering system (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.088% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
    • 0.015% fail on Steering control
      • 0.015% fail on Steering column
    • 0.015% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.43% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.073% fail on Requirements
    • 0.16% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.43% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers other (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.059% fail on Body condition
    • 0.044% fail on Seats
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
    • 0.015% fail on Load security
      • 0.015% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.015% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.015% fail on Towbars
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

  • Jaguar XF (2008 - 2015)
    Wonderful and bespoke feeling interior. Amazingly quiet and refined. More economical 2.2 diesel from 2011. Navigation not fitted as standard on most models.

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