Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2003
73.5% pass rate
from 339 tests in 2017
(45% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (25 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (37 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.29% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.59% fail on Horn
    • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Tell tale
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tie bars/rods (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.29% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
    • 0.29% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Component mounting
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.2% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.88% fail on Hoses
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.29% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.59% fail on ABS
    • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Tread depth (84% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.88% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.88% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on System
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.88% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.29% fail on Body condition
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.29% fail on Load security
      • 0.29% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.29% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate

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