Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 1999
68.3% pass rate
from 388 tests in 2017
(35% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.4% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.26% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.52% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Coil springs
      • 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
  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.26% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Front lamps (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.52% fail on Battery
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on ABS (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Front wheels (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear wheels (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (58% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Components (59% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 0.77% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Hub components
      • 0.77% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Cap
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.77% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.1% fail on Vehicle structure (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers other
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (77% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Steering system (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate

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