Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2000
63.6% pass rate
from 272 tests in 2020
(21% 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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamp aim (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp aim (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.74% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.37% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.74% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 2.2% fail on Electronic stability control (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.37% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 9.9% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.2% fail on Springs
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.37% fail on Mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.74% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.74% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.37% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Bonnet (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.37% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.37% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.37% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.37% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.37% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.37% fail on Chassis
      • 0.37% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Tank
    • 0.37% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.37% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.37% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.74% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.37% fail on Other components
    • 0.37% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.37% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Condition

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