Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
64.4% pass rate
from 216 tests in 2017
(22% better than other 1997 cars)
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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.93% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Tell tale
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.2% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Front
      • 0.46% fail on Rear
    • 0.93% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.46% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.46% fail on Universal joint
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 3.7% fail on Pipes
        • 2.3% fail on Hoses
      • 0.46% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Leaks
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.46% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.46% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on ABS
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
        • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Hub components
      • 0.46% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.46% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.46% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions
    • 0.93% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 1997 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.46% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.46% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.93% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.46% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.46% fail on Pump
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate

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