Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
69.0% pass rate
from 168 tests in 2020
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 3.0% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.8% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.60% fail on Springs
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.60% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.60% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.60% fail on Horn
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.60% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 0.60% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.60% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.60% fail on Body
      • 0.60% fail on Panel
    • 0.60% fail on Doors
      • 0.60% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.60% fail on Door condition
    • 0.60% fail on Floor
    • 0.60% fail on Cabs
      • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Other leaks (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering
      • 0.60% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.60% fail on Other components
    • 0.60% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment

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