Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2012
81.3% pass rate
from 1,142 tests in 2020
(32% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (60% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.35% fail on Suspension rods (17 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (44 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover (22 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.088% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.088% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.088% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.088% fail on Operation
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.79% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.088% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.088% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.088% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.088% fail on Side repeaters
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.88% fail on Washers
    • 0.088% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Mechanical brake components (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake linings and pads (75% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Brake pads (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.44% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (75% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.088% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.088% fail on Rbt
          • 0.088% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.088% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.088% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.088% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.088% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
  • 0.61% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.44% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.088% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.26% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.088% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.088% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.088% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.088% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.44% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Transmission
      • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.18% fail on Joints
    • 0.088% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.088% fail on Seats
      • 0.088% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.088% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.088% fail on Steering
    • 0.088% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.088% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.088% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.088% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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