Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2001
68.4% pass rate
from 627 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (59% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.80% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage
    • 2.7% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (17 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Coil spring (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.64% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Other leaks
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Position lamp (84% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (88% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (81% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.96% fail on Mechanical brake components (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake linings and pads (70% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Brake pads (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.32% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.16% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (63% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Tank
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
    • 0.32% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
    • 0.32% fail on Floor
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.96% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.16% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment

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