Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
62.7% pass rate
from 833 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.36% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.72% fail on Springs (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs (76% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.72% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (41% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.36% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks
  • 10.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Chassis (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis condition (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Floor (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Hose
    • 0.36% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.36% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's seat
  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.96% fail on Position lamps (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Position lamp (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamps (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.84% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt (69% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.36% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (66% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Mechanical brake components (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.84% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.12% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.12% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.12% fail on Other braking system component
  • 5.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on View to rear
      • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Pump
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.12% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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