Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 1988
79.2% pass rate
from 72 tests in 2020
(31% better than other 1988 cars)
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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (65% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (23% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (15% better than other 1988 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (18% better than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (14% better than other 1988 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Valves
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Direction indicators (99% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (48% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 5.6% fail on Steering (34% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Steering shaft
    • 1.4% fail on Steering play
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility (18% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Washers (1.6% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Other passenger's door (14 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Door condition (15 times worse than other 1988 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (35% worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts (35% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas (91% worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions

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