Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2006
76.8% pass rate
from 1,106 tests in 2017
(45% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.090% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Headlamp levelling device (26 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.090% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.27% fail on Battery
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.090% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.090% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.090% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.090% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.090% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.090% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.090% fail on Horn
    • 0.090% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Components (77% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Pipes (79% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Hoses
      • 0.090% fail on Leaks
    • 0.090% fail on ABS
    • 0.090% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension arms (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bars (96% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.090% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.090% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.090% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.090% fail on Rear
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Washers (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.090% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.090% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.54% fail on Emissions (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.72% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
  • 0.27% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering system (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.27% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.090% fail on Requirements
      • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.090% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers other
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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