Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
70.8% pass rate
from 784 tests in 2017
(41% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XK8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.0% fail on Subframe mounting (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Rear
      • 0.26% fail on Front
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.77% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.64% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Location
    • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts (94% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.26% fail on Universal joint (49 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Front wheels (88% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Components (43% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.51% fail on Hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 2.9% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Hub components (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake pads (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (67% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.77% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.89% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.77% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.77% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Battery
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (63% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Cap
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.89% fail on Body condition
    • 0.77% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.77% fail on Chassis
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering system (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.38% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Pump (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate

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