Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 1996
71.9% pass rate
from 356 tests in 2020
(30% 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.

  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (37% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 0.28% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 9.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.56% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.28% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.28% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.28% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.56% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.56% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.84% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on Hose
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.84% fail on Body
      • 0.84% fail on Other body component
    • 0.84% fail on Floor (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.28% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.28% fail on Cabs
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.56% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.28% fail on Springs
      • 0.28% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.28% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.56% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.84% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.56% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.56% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.28% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal
    • 0.28% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.28% fail on Leaks
    • 0.28% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility (54% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.28% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.28% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.28% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.84% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.84% fail on Attachment
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors

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