Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 1996
73.1% pass rate
from 93 tests in 2020
(37% better than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.1% fail on Bumpers
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Power steering
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 1.1% fail on Other components
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks

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