Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
69.7% pass rate
from 879 tests in 2017
(37% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear lamps (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.68% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tie bars/rods (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.68% fail on Front
      • 0.34% fail on Rear
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid suspension (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.23% fail on Air suspension (14 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Levelling valve
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Front wheels (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.91% fail on ABS
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Electronic parking brake (67 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.57% fail on Cable
    • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.68% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.68% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
  • 1.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate

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