Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 1998
67.1% pass rate
from 777 tests in 2017
(30% better than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps (64% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps (75% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.39% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.77% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.90% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Lamp
  • 14% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.8% fail on Subframe mounting (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.5% fail on Front
      • 0.51% fail on Rear
    • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.64% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.39% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on General condition
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 2.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (59% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Front wheels (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on ABS (81% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.51% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Installation check
        • 0.13% fail on Anchorage's
    • 2.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis
    • 0.39% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (56% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions (57% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (54% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (65% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (69% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Free play
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Rams
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
  • 0.13% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate

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