Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 1996
68.5% pass rate
from 378 tests in 2017
(29% better than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (62% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps (68% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.26% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.79% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.79% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.53% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Fog lamp (79% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.53% fail on Switch
    • 0.53% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.26% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas (49% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting (61% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.1% fail on Front
      • 0.53% fail on Rear
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.26% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.26% fail on Universal joint
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Cap
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Hoses
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.53% fail on Front wheels (85% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.79% fail on Hub components
      • 0.53% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on ABS
    • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Anti-slip
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.79% fail on Seats
      • 0.53% fail on Drivers
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
  • 4.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Size/type
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (61% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (67% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment

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