Jaguar XJ MOT Results

Registered in 2013
80.3% pass rate
from 1,262 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.9% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (84% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.24% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (19 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.079% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.079% fail on Horn
    • 0.079% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.079% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.079% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.079% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.079% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.079% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension
    • 2.7% fail on Springs
      • 2.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.7% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.71% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.079% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.079% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.079% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.079% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.079% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (56% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Brake pads (59% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.55% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.079% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.079% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.079% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.079% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.079% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.079% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.079% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.079% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.71% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.48% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.079% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
  • 0.48% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.40% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.079% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.079% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.079% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.079% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.079% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.32% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Steering
    • 0.079% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.079% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.079% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.079% fail on Locking devices
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  • 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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