Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 1998
64.8% pass rate
from 401 tests in 2020
(18% better than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.00% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.75% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (62% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.00% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.25% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.25% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.00% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.7% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Coil spring (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.75% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.25% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Electronic stability control (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.50% fail on Rigid brake pipes (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.25% fail on Lever
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Valves
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.00% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
    • 0.50% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.50% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.50% fail on Chassis
      • 0.50% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.50% fail on Body
      • 0.50% fail on Panel
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.75% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.50% fail on Washers (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (62% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition (59% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (66% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.00% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.25% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.75% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment

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