Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2010
80.5% pass rate
from 200 tests in 2020
(48% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (57% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.50% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.50% fail on Horn
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.50% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.50% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.50% fail on Lever
    • 0.50% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.50% fail on Washers
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.50% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.50% fail on Body
      • 0.50% fail on Panel
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.50% fail on Steering
    • 0.50% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
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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