Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2005
75.7% pass rate
from 1,191 tests in 2017
(46% better than other 2005 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.084% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device (25 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Battery
    • 0.25% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate lamp (97% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.084% fail on Fog lamp
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Front wheels (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.084% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.084% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on ABS
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Components (93% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Pipes (94% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Hoses
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Locking devices (52 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.084% fail on Pedal
        • 0.084% fail on Anti-slip
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (23 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Suspension (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.084% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Front
      • 0.084% fail on Rear
    • 0.084% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.084% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.084% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.50% fail on Washers (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Emissions (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body condition
    • 0.084% fail on Doors
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.084% fail on Load security
      • 0.084% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
Read the Honest John Review

  • Lexus GS (2005 - 2012)
    Very refined and quiet. Effortless performance from all engines. Hybrid GS450h is superbly refined. Stuffed with technology and equipment. Excellent crash test rating.

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