Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2009
82.2% pass rate
from 331 tests in 2017
(45% better than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.30% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.30% fail on Front
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.91% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Components
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.30% fail on Washers
  • 0.60% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.60% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
  • 0.30% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.30% fail on Body condition
  • 0.30% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.30% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate
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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