Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2007
72.5% pass rate
from 1,042 tests in 2020
(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.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.096% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.38% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.096% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.096% fail on All outline marker lamps
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.096% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (51% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt
          • 0.86% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.096% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.096% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.38% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.096% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs and drums (71% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Brake discs (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.86% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.77% fail on Lever
    • 0.58% fail on Rigid brake pipes (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.19% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.096% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.096% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.096% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.096% fail on Other components
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension arms (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Anti-roll bars (96% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.096% fail on Springs
      • 0.096% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.096% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.096% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.67% fail on Catalyst emissions (61% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition (88% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.096% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.096% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.096% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.38% fail on Washers (87% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.096% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.096% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.096% fail on View to rear
      • 0.096% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.096% fail on Chassis
      • 0.096% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.096% fail on Body
      • 0.096% fail on Body condition
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Steering (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.096% fail on Other components
        • 0.096% fail on Steering linkage
  • 0.096% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.096% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.096% fail on Condition
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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