Lexus IS MOT Results

Registered in 2004
63.4% pass rate
from 2,817 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus IS is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Springs (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Coil springs (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Coil spring (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Suspension arm (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.92% fail on Other suspension component (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.78% fail on Wheel bearings (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint dust cover (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.071% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.035% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.071% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.035% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.035% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.35% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.35% fail on Direction indicators (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Flashing type (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Individual direction indicators (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.071% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.071% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.071% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.071% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.50% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (53% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (89% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (sp) (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (82% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.035% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.035% fail on Cable
    • 0.78% fail on Rigid brake pipes (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.28% fail on Lever
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.035% fail on Pedal
    • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.035% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.035% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.035% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.035% fail on Other components
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.82% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.57% fail on Chassis
      • 0.57% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.35% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.071% fail on Other body component
      • 0.035% fail on Panel
    • 0.071% fail on Doors (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.071% fail on Door condition
    • 0.035% fail on Transmission
      • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.035% fail on Joints
    • 0.035% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.035% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.035% fail on Load security
      • 0.035% fail on Access panel
    • 0.035% fail on Cabs
      • 0.035% fail on Cab condition
    • 0.035% fail on Undertray
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (58% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition (46% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (54% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.071% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.071% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.035% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition (92% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.035% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.035% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Engine oil leaks (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.99% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Airbags
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.67% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Condition
  • 0.57% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
    • 0.071% fail on Steering gear (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Steering rack (90% better than other 2004 cars)
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