Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2007
75.1% pass rate
from 942 tests in 2017
(37% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (25 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Headlamp levelling device (36 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (21 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.11% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.21% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.32% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Components (88% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Pipes (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.21% fail on ABS
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.4% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on Washers (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment
  • 0.42% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.11% fail on Steering
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
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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