Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2000
64.2% pass rate
from 341 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (19 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.29% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.59% fail on Horn
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.29% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Components (86% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Pipes
        • 0.29% fail on Hoses
        • 0.29% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
    • 1.8% fail on ABS
    • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
  • 9.7% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.59% fail on Attachment
    • 2.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.59% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.29% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.29% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.29% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.88% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Bonnet (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.29% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.88% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.59% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.88% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (76% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Body condition
    • 0.29% fail on Load security
      • 0.29% fail on Access panel
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment

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