Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
63.3% pass rate
from 641 tests in 2020
(18% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.5% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.78% fail on Springs (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.78% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (36% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (53% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (77% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.31% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.62% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 0.31% fail on Position lamps (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Position lamp (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.9% fail on Chassis (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Chassis condition (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Floor (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Body
      • 0.31% fail on Body condition (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Panel
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on Hose
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (63% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt
          • 0.47% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.94% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Mechanical brake components (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake linings and pads (73% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Brake pads (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Steering linkage components (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.16% fail on Pump
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
  • 0.94% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment

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