Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2001
66.6% pass rate
from 416 tests in 2020
(31% better than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Electronic stability control (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.72% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.24% fail on Valves
    • 0.48% fail on Rigid brake pipes (87% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 11% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.24% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.24% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.96% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.24% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.24% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.24% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.48% fail on Non catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.72% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility (58% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.96% fail on Wipers (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Cabs
      • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.96% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.24% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment

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