Lexus IS MOT Results

Registered in 2002
61.4% pass rate
from 3,073 tests in 2017
(22% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus IS is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.5% fail on Front lamps (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear lamps (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.065% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.065% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.033% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.98% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.033% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.59% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Individual lamps (81% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.59% fail on Horn
    • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.033% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 0.033% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (38% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (33% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Location
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas (26% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.065% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.91% fail on Wheel bearings (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Front
      • 0.13% fail on Rear (88% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment
    • 0.065% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.065% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.033% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.033% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.033% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front wheels (36% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake operation (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components (27% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake calipers (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Components (85% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Pipes (86% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses (82% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.098% fail on Leaks
      • 0.065% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.065% fail on Operation
    • 0.72% fail on ABS
    • 0.55% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.033% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal
        • 0.033% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.033% fail on Locking devices
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Condition (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
    • 0.098% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (17% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.68% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Fuel system (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Cap (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Tank
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Operation (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.098% fail on Pump
      • 0.098% fail on Other components
      • 0.033% fail on Drive system
    • 0.62% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.033% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.20% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Steering control
      • 0.033% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.033% fail on Steering column
    • 0.065% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (49% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Doors (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
    • 0.033% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.033% fail on Load security
      • 0.033% fail on Access panel
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment (95% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
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