Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
71.7% pass rate
from 830 tests in 2020
(42% 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.

  • 10% fail on Suspension (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Sub-frames (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (52% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (55% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.72% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.36% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes (37% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (85% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.36% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.96% fail on Mechanical brake components (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake linings and pads (72% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Brake pads (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.24% fail on Cable
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.12% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.12% fail on Other braking system component
  • 7.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 5.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.84% fail on Position lamps (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Position lamp (73% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators (71% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.48% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility (53% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 0.96% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.12% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.84% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Floor (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.24% fail on Body
      • 0.24% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission
      • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shaft
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Steering linkage components (75% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Track rod end (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.36% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates

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