Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2001
65.1% pass rate
from 467 tests in 2017
(30% 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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.64% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (68% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.43% fail on Battery
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Hoses
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
  • 11% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Location
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Attachment
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.43% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.21% fail on Rear
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.21% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.43% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (54% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (54% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.86% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.86% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (73% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.43% fail on Chassis
    • 0.21% fail on Body security
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.64% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp

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