Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
69.2% pass rate
from 682 tests in 2020
(36% 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.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.2% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Springs
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.15% fail on Mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joints (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.73% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.29% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (74% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.88% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.59% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.44% fail on Cable
        • 0.15% fail on Lever
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.15% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.15% fail on Other braking system component
  • 7.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Individual direction indicators (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.73% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Position lamps (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.29% fail on Horn
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Spark ignition (38% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.73% fail on Catalyst emissions (77% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.15% fail on NOx sensor
    • 0.44% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear
      • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.88% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.59% fail on Chassis
      • 0.44% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.15% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.44% fail on Floor (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Transmission (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Joints (91% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Rams
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
    • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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