Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2008
75.4% pass rate
from 658 tests in 2020
(42% 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.

  • 6.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 5.9% fail on Suspension (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.61% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.91% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.61% fail on Lever
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (49% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on Washers (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.46% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.15% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
      • 0.15% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.30% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 0.15% fail on Steering
    • 0.15% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.15% 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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