Jaguar XK8 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
75.3% pass rate
from 672 tests in 2020
(49% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XK8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (32 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.60% fail on Springs (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (62% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.74% fail on Rigid brake pipes (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Mechanical brake components (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.15% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Individual direction indicators (68% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.60% fail on Hazard warning (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Stop lamp (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Position lamps (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Position lamp (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.45% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Rams
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Transmission (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.30% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.30% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.30% fail on Body
      • 0.30% fail on Panel
    • 0.30% fail on Floor (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Chassis
      • 0.15% fail on Chassis condition
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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