Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
65.2% pass rate
from 612 tests in 2017
(29% 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.

  • 12% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 4.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.49% fail on Hoses
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.3% fail on ABS (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels (72% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.16% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.49% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.49% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.33% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.33% fail on Pivot (182 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.8% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.82% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.65% fail on Coil springs (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.33% fail on Front
      • 0.33% fail on Rear
    • 0.49% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Bonded suspension (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.16% fail on Universal joint
  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (64% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (72% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.82% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.98% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Fog lamp (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.49% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.49% fail on Switch
    • 0.33% fail on Battery
    • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.82% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 3.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Steering system (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.98% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.65% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment

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