Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 1999
67.0% pass rate
from 291 tests in 2020
(26% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.69% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.34% fail on Horn
    • 0.69% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.34% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.34% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.5% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.1% fail on Springs
      • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.69% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.34% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 0.69% fail on Rigid brake pipes (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Bonnet (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Washers (79% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (85% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (83% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Catalyst emissions (89% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.69% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Steering
    • 0.34% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.34% fail on Locking devices

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