Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 1999
70.3% pass rate
from 364 tests in 2020
(34% 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
    • 9.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (74% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.55% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (16 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.82% fail on Springs
      • 0.55% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.55% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.27% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.55% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.27% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.27% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.82% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.82% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.55% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Switch
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.27% fail on Horn
  • 7.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.3% fail on Chassis (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis condition (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.82% fail on Body
      • 0.55% fail on Panel
      • 0.27% fail on Other body component
    • 0.55% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
      • 0.27% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe
    • 0.27% fail on Floor
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.27% fail on Cable
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (73% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.55% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.55% fail on Steering linkage components (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates

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