Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2010
81.1% pass rate
from 1,326 tests in 2017
(35% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.45% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (23 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (26 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.075% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.075% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.30% fail on Position lamps (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front lamps (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.98% fail on Washers
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.23% fail on Rear
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.075% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.075% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.075% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.075% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Hub components (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake pads (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.45% fail on Components
        • 0.45% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Leaks
    • 0.30% fail on Brake performance (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.075% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.075% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.075% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.075% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.075% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 0.90% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
  • 0.68% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Steering
    • 0.23% fail on Steering system (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.075% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.075% fail on Operation
      • 0.075% fail on Other components
    • 0.075% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.30% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.075% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.075% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.075% fail on System
Read the Honest John Review

  • Jaguar XJ (2010 - 2019)
    A characterful alternative to the go-to German luxury saloons and far more engaging to drive. Diesel offers low emissions and tax but is very strong. Excellent overall refinement.

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