Jaguar XF MOT Results

Registered in 2009
70.4% pass rate
from 8,929 tests in 2020
(22% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XF is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (41% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical equipment (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn
      • 0.045% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.034% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Reversing lamps (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Reversing lamps (82% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.011% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (16% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.056% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joints (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
      • 0.090% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.44% fail on Suspension rods (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.090% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.056% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Sub-frames (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.7% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (18% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Brake discs (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.022% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.011% fail on Cable
        • 0.011% fail on Pivot
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (41% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (39% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (50% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.56% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (70% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.011% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (71% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.090% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic parking brake (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.090% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.078% fail on Rigid brake pipes (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.011% fail on Servos
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.011% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.011% fail on Pedal
    • 0.011% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.078% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.067% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.067% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.067% fail on View to rear
      • 0.067% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Compression ignition (38% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (52% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.090% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.034% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.034% fail on Particulate filter (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.034% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.21% fail on Spark ignition (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.011% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.045% fail on Fluid leaks (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Engine oil leaks (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.81% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
      • 0.034% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.078% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.022% fail on System
      • 0.011% fail on Tank
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
    • 0.045% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.045% fail on Seats
      • 0.034% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.022% fail on Body (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Body condition
      • 0.011% fail on Panel
    • 0.022% fail on Undertray
    • 0.011% fail on Transmission
      • 0.011% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.011% fail on Joints
    • 0.011% fail on Load security
      • 0.011% fail on Access panel
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Condition (79% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.43% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering linkage components (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
        • 0.011% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.056% fail on Power steering
      • 0.034% fail on Other components
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
      • 0.011% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.011% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.011% fail on Steering column
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  • 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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