Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 1997
66.6% pass rate
from 722 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (52% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (54% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.28% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.83% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Fog lamp (73% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Horn
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas (36% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Component mounting (45% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.1% fail on Front (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Rear
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints (91% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.83% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 0.69% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.69% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (36% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.97% fail on Front wheels (70% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (38% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (53% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 0.83% fail on Hub components (64% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.69% fail on ABS
    • 0.55% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.14% fail on Cable
      • 0.14% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 7.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (35% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (34% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.8% fail on Body condition
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis
    • 0.97% fail on Doors
      • 0.55% fail on Drivers
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.14% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
  • 5.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
    • 0.42% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.42% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (56% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (66% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN (80% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate (80% better than other 1997 cars)

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