Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2008
81.1% pass rate
from 602 tests in 2017
(49% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.17% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.66% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.33% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (57% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.66% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (83% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Front
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on System
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% 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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