Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2007
71.7% pass rate
from 1,423 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (97% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.070% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (49% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.070% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (69% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums (73% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.070% fail on Linkage
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.56% fail on Electronic parking brake (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.42% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.28% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.070% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.070% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joints (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.91% fail on Suspension rods (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover (25 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.070% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.070% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.070% fail on Operation
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (69% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (71% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.070% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.070% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.49% fail on Compression ignition (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.070% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.070% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.070% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.070% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.070% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.070% fail on Undertray
    • 0.070% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.070% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Steering linkage components (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.070% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.070% fail on Operation
    • 0.070% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.070% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.98% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.91% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.070% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.070% fail on Condition
  • 0.91% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.070% fail on Tank
      • 0.070% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.070% fail on System
    • 0.070% fail on Body
      • 0.070% fail on Other body component
    • 0.070% fail on Seats
      • 0.070% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.070% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.070% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.070% fail on Anchorages

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