Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 1998
66.5% pass rate
from 534 tests in 2017
(28% better than other 1998 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Rear lamps (79% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.37% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (15 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (55% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (61% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.8% fail on ABS (98% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Components (81% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Hoses (80% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.75% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
    • 0.37% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Location
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.94% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Component mounting (86% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.75% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.56% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Front drive shafts (91% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Constant velocity joints (91% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.19% fail on Front
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (66% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions (74% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Cap
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (58% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (69% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.75% fail on Power steering
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.75% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.37% fail on Chassis
    • 0.37% fail on Body condition (84% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition

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