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Jaguar XK MOT Results

79.5% pass rate
from 292 tests in 2017
(30% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 XK is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Gradient hand brake (37 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.1% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Components
        • 0.68% fail on Pipes
        • 0.68% fail on Hoses
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
    • 0.34% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.34% fail on Cable
    • 0.34% fail on Hub components
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.34% fail on Locking devices
  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.34% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.34% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Battery
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.6% fail on Washers (81% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 3.4% fail on Suspension (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.68% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.34% fail on Front
    • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Spring mounting
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.68% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.68% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.34% fail on Free play
        • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
        • 0.34% fail on Steering component
    • 1.0% fail on Steering control
      • 0.34% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.34% fail on Steering column
      • 0.34% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.34% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.34% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on System
      • 0.34% fail on Tank
      • 0.34% fail on Cap
    • 0.68% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.68% fail on Drivers
    • 0.34% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.34% fail on Chassis
  • 0.68% fail on Tyres
    • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.68% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas