Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2008
76.8% pass rate
from 870 tests in 2017
(37% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.69% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.69% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.69% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Components
        • 0.92% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Pipes
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Rear wheels (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Front
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
    • 0.11% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.57% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.57% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.57% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.57% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on System
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.46% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Condition
  • 0.23% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition

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