Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
68.1% pass rate
from 642 tests in 2020
(33% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XK8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.3% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (70% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.93% fail on Mechanical brake components (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake linings and pads (84% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Brake pads (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.31% fail on Cable
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Sub-frames (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.93% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.16% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.47% fail on Horn
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Chassis
      • 0.62% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.62% fail on Floor (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.16% fail on Transmission
      • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.16% fail on Catch
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Cabs
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.47% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering linkage components (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.16% fail on Pump
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates

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