Lexus IS MOT Results

Registered in 2005
70.4% pass rate
from 2,442 tests in 2017
(34% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus IS is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Rear lamps (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.082% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.041% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.86% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.53% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.041% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.45% fail on Battery
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Individual lamps (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.041% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.041% fail on Horn
    • 0.041% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type
    • 0.041% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.94% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.29% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Anti-roll bars (98% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (98% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.041% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.74% fail on Rear wheels (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic systems (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Components (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Pipes (87% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
    • 0.45% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.082% fail on Parking brake (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal
        • 0.082% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on ABS (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.082% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.041% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.041% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.041% fail on Cap
  • 0.90% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (63% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.082% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Requirements
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.78% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Body condition
    • 0.082% fail on Body security
    • 0.082% fail on Doors (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.041% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.041% fail on Chassis
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers
    • 0.041% fail on Load security
      • 0.041% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.70% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Free play
        • 0.041% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.082% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.041% fail on Drive system
      • 0.041% fail on Other components
    • 0.082% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.041% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.66% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment
  • 0.041% fail on Towbars
    • 0.041% fail on Towbar

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