Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
70.3% pass rate
from 923 tests in 2020
(39% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins and bushes (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage ball joints (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension rods (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (52 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.76% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.76% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Operation (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.11% fail on Levelling valve
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (60% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt
          • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.65% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.65% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.98% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.54% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.43% fail on Electronic parking brake (41 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
  • 8.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Individual direction indicators (67% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.54% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.54% fail on Horn
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (77% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Stop lamp (96% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Spark ignition (49% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.33% fail on Catalyst emissions (90% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition (75% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.11% fail on Components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
      • 0.22% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on System
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates

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