Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
65.8% pass rate
from 634 tests in 2020
(28% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.63% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.63% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (58% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 9.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.63% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 2.5% fail on Chassis (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis condition (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.95% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 0.32% fail on Floor
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
    • 0.16% fail on Cabs
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.16% fail on Undertray
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (81% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (87% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.79% fail on Mechanical brake components (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake linings and pads (78% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Brake pads (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.32% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.16% fail on Other braking system component
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.16% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
    • 0.79% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.32% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
    • 0.16% fail on Steering column
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment

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