Lexus GS MOT Results

Registered in 2012
86.1% pass rate
from 610 tests in 2020
(50% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus GS is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.82% fail on Tread depth (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.66% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.66% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.33% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 1.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.33% fail on Dipswitch (74 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim (78% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.66% fail on Suspension (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.49% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Front passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.33% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.33% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Load limiters
Read the Honest John Review

  • Lexus GS (2012 - 2018)
    High quality and superbly built, strong performance and relatively low CO2 from 450h, impressively refined
  • 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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