Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 1999
69.3% pass rate
from 378 tests in 2017
(37% 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 (41% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.26% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Battery
    • 0.79% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.79% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.6% fail on Components (57% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (62% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Hoses
        • 0.26% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Fitment
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.79% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.26% fail on Cable
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.2% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Location
    • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.53% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.53% fail on Front
    • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Component mounting (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.26% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.79% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.53% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.53% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.26% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Rams
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
  • 0.53% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.26% fail on Chassis
    • 0.26% fail on Body security
  • 0.26% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Condition

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