Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
74.4% pass rate
from 586 tests in 2017
(47% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XK8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.68% fail on Front
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
    • 0.85% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.68% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on ABS (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Rear wheels (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front wheels (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Components (68% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (61% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
    • 0.51% fail on Hub components (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake pads (78% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 6.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.68% fail on Position lamps (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front lamps (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.51% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamps (93% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp (93% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Horn
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.51% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.51% fail on Chassis
    • 0.51% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
  • 0.85% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Steering system (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.68% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate

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