Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2002
65.0% pass rate
from 397 tests in 2017
(29% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (39% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Battery
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Brakes (29% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components
      • 5.0% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.50% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.0% fail on Electronic stability system (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes (77% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.25% fail on ABS
  • 10% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.50% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Component mounting
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Condition
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.25% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Steering system (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
  • 0.50% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (88% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.25% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Requirements
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.25% fail on Load security
      • 0.25% fail on Access panel

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