Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2010
81.8% pass rate
from 1,433 tests in 2020
(48% 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.

  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (7.4% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (5.0% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3.9% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.35% fail on Springs (92% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Coil spring (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension rods (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component (36% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.070% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 3.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (70% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (12% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Dipswitch (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp aim (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Washers (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet (18% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Mechanical brake components (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake linings and pads (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Brake pads (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs and drums (88% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Brake discs (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Brake performance (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (93% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (92% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.070% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.070% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.070% fail on Rbt
          • 0.070% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake control (15% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic parking brake (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Compression ignition (41% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.42% fail on Spark ignition (76% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks (25% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.070% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.91% fail on Identification of the vehicle (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plates (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.91% fail on Road Wheels (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.77% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Doors (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Other passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.070% fail on Door condition
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system (9.6% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.070% fail on Seats
      • 0.070% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.42% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment
      • 0.070% fail on Requirements
      • 0.070% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.070% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
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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