Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2002
63.4% pass rate
from 366 tests in 2020
(24% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.27% fail on Cable
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.27% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Electronic stability control (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.27% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.82% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.9% fail on Road Wheels (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.82% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
      • 0.27% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.27% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
  • 0.27% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.27% fail on Anchorages

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