Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
73.8% pass rate
from 707 tests in 2017
(45% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (58% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.71% fail on Horn
    • 0.28% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Fog lamp
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tie bars/rods (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear
      • 0.14% fail on Front
    • 0.14% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.85% fail on Rear wheels (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Components (50% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic parking brake (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (50% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.99% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Steering system (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.85% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.71% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.85% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.71% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Body security
  • 0.85% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Emissions (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Hose
  • 0.85% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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