Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2008
74.0% pass rate
from 1,042 tests in 2020
(38% 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.

  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.86% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.96% fail on Position lamps (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Position lamp (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.096% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.096% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.096% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 6.8% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.77% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.096% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.096% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.096% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.096% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.096% fail on Rbt
          • 0.096% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.86% fail on Electronic parking brake (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.29% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.38% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.096% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.096% fail on Additional braking device
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joints (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.48% fail on Suspension rods (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.096% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.096% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.096% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.096% fail on View to rear
      • 0.096% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Size/type
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Spark ignition (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.58% fail on Compression ignition (67% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.096% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.096% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.096% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Transmission oil leaks (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.096% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.096% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.096% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.096% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
        • 0.096% fail on Catch
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.096% fail on Body
      • 0.096% fail on Other body component
  • 0.86% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.58% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 0.67% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates

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