Jaguar XJ8 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
75.5% pass rate
from 364 tests in 2020
(47% 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.

  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.55% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.27% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 7.7% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension rods (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (37 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (18 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.27% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.27% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
  • 6.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamps (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.55% fail on Horn
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.55% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.82% fail on Washers (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.55% fail on Body, chassis, structure (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on Tank
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment

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