Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2011
80.7% pass rate
from 1,712 tests in 2020
(35% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.058% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Position lamp (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.82% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.29% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Coil spring (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.058% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.76% fail on Washers (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.058% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.058% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.058% fail on View to rear
      • 0.058% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (55% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Brake performance (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (91% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (91% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.058% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.058% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.058% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.058% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.58% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust emissions (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.058% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.058% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.058% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.058% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.058% fail on Undertray
  • 0.53% fail on Body, chassis, structure (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.23% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.058% fail on Door condition
    • 0.058% fail on Transmission
      • 0.058% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.058% fail on Joints
    • 0.058% fail on Body
      • 0.058% fail on Other body component
    • 0.058% fail on Seats
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.058% fail on Undertray
  • 0.41% fail on Steering (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering linkage components (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.058% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.058% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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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