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Jaguar XJ MOT Results

76.8% pass rate
from 220 tests in 2020
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Jaguar XJ is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.91% fail on Dipswitch (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.91% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.3% fail on Horn
      • 0.45% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.45% fail on Switch
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.45% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt
          • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.91% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.45% fail on Servos
    • 0.45% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.45% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.45% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.45% fail on Cable
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.91% fail on Driver's view (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.91% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.91% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.91% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.91% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.91% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.45% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 5.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.91% fail on Chassis
      • 0.91% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.91% fail on Doors
      • 0.45% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
      • 0.45% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
    • 0.45% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.45% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.45% fail on Body
      • 0.45% fail on Panel
    • 0.45% fail on Floor
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 0.91% fail on Pipes and hoses (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Other components
    • 0.91% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.91% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.45% fail on Steering play
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.45% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.45% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment
  • 0.45% fail on Tyres
    • 0.45% fail on Tread depth