Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 1997
60.8% pass rate
from 199 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.50% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.50% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.5% fail on Components
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.50% fail on Hoses
        • 0.50% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 1.0% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.50% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.0% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Component mounting (81% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.50% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.50% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.5% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (80% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.50% fail on Chassis
    • 0.50% fail on Body condition
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate

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