Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
73.2% pass rate
from 754 tests in 2020
(44% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XK8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.66% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.80% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage ball joints (84% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (60% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (50% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (83% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.53% fail on Mechanical brake components (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake linings and pads (82% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Brake pads (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (16 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (30 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.80% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (36% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (60% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.13% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Seats
      • 0.40% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Floor
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Washers (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.93% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.53% fail on Steering linkage components (84% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment

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