Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
75.5% pass rate
from 564 tests in 2020
(44% 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.

  • 8.3% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (30% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes (7.5% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint dust cover (1.1% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (3.8% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames (79% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.35% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Coil spring (83% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Axles
      • 0.18% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (20% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Spark ignition (14% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (3.3% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Emissions not tested (28% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (24% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (53% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability control (3.2% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Mechanical brake components (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake linings and pads (80% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake pads (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.18% fail on Cable
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.18% fail on Lever
  • 5.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp levelling device (98% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Individual direction indicators (77% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters (56% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (72% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (65% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (11% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (9.0% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Seats (81% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Driver's seat (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Chassis (67% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Chassis condition (66% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Floor
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (15% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Prescribed areas (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (63% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (47% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle (61% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates (61% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment

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