Jaguar XF MOT Results

Registered in 2008
67.2% pass rate
from 7,540 tests in 2020
(22% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps (55% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Position lamp (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.080% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators (92% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.40% fail on Horn
      • 0.027% fail on Battery(ies) (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs and drums (37% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Brake discs (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.053% fail on Cable
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (35% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (54% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rbt (58% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.080% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.080% fail on Service brake imbalance (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.42% fail on Electronic parking brake (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Electronic stability control (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.053% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.013% fail on Servos
      • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.013% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Additional braking device
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage ball joints (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Suspension rods (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover (22 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.027% fail on Sub-frames (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.080% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.080% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.080% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.040% fail on Driver's view (76% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Other passenger's door (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.040% fail on Tank
      • 0.027% fail on Pipe
      • 0.013% fail on System
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.066% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.053% fail on Undertray
    • 0.040% fail on Transmission (98% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts (99% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Joints
        • 0.013% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.013% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.013% fail on Joints
    • 0.013% fail on Chassis
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.013% fail on Body
      • 0.013% fail on Body condition
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Compression ignition (63% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (83% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.027% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.027% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.57% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Catalyst emissions (94% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested (89% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.093% fail on Fluid leaks (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Engine oil leaks (91% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.053% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.053% fail on Undertray
  • 0.68% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.040% fail on Requirements
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Airbags
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering linkage components (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.013% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.013% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.013% fail on Components
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Power steering
      • 0.053% fail on Other components
      • 0.027% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
    • 0.013% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.013% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 0.49% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plates
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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