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Jaguar XJ6 MOT Results

71.7% pass rate
from 1,105 tests in 2017
Number of tests by age
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 XJ6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Switch
      • 0.090% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.090% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.00% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.090% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.090% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.54% fail on Individual lamps (68% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.090% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Fog lamp (60% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.090% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.090% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.090% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.2% fail on Parking brake performance (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels (53% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.090% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Components (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Hoses
        • 0.36% fail on Pipes (74% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.090% fail on Servos
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.090% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.090% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.72% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.36% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on ABS (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
        • 0.090% fail on Condition
        • 0.090% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.090% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.090% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.090% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 7.7% fail on Suspension
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.81% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Spring mounting (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.72% fail on Front
      • 0.18% fail on Rear
    • 0.27% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.090% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.090% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.090% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.090% fail on Universal joint
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.090% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on System
      • 0.27% fail on Tank
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.090% fail on Hose
      • 0.090% fail on Cap
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Track rod end (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.090% fail on Pump
    • 0.27% fail on Steering control
      • 0.18% fail on Steering column
      • 0.090% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.090% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.81% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers
      • 0.090% fail on Passengers front
    • 1.00% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.00% fail on Chassis
    • 0.27% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Seats
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.090% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.81% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.090% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment