Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2012
83.7% pass rate
from 975 tests in 2017
(22% 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.

  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Front lamps
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Washers (84% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.21% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Torque/reaction arms (80 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Hub components (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake pads (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.10% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Components
        • 0.10% fail on Pipes
        • 0.10% fail on Hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
    • 0.41% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
  • 0.62% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers other (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions
  • 0.10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
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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