Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
68.6% pass rate
from 293 tests in 2017
(30% better than other 2005 cars)
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Switch
      • 0.34% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.68% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Horn
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability system (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Components
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
        • 0.68% fail on Hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.68% fail on ABS
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.34% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 8.2% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.1% fail on Tie bars/rods (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.34% fail on Front
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (67% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.68% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.68% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.34% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions

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