Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
64.9% pass rate
from 416 tests in 2020
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XK8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (22 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.72% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt
          • 0.72% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (84% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp) (84% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.48% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.24% fail on Cable
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
    • 0.24% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.24% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.72% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.72% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.72% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
  • 7.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Chassis
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.24% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.72% fail on Seats
      • 0.72% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.48% fail on Floor
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Pipe
    • 0.24% fail on Body
      • 0.24% fail on Body condition
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.72% fail on View to rear
      • 0.72% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Airbags
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (66% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.72% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Rams
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment

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