Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
68.7% pass rate
from 661 tests in 2020
(30% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XK8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (71% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.76% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.45% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.45% fail on Horn
  • 10% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.45% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (50% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (65% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (64% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (96% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.30% fail on Mechanical brake components (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.15% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
  • 8.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.15% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Floor (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Seats
      • 0.76% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on System
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility (42% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (66% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.15% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (66% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Steering linkage components (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.45% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.15% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.15% fail on Universal joint
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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