Lexus IS MOT Results

Registered in 2014
89.4% pass rate
from 3,085 tests in 2017
(26% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus IS is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (42% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (70% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (94% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Front lamps (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.065% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.065% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.065% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.065% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.032% fail on Side repeaters
  • 1.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Washers (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.68% fail on Brakes (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.097% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.065% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.26% fail on Hub components (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake pads (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.097% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 0.29% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Suspension (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.032% fail on Rear
  • 0.065% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Attachment
  • 0.065% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.032% fail on Body condition
    • 0.032% fail on Seats
      • 0.032% fail on Passengers
  • 0.032% fail on Steering
    • 0.032% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.032% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.032% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
  • 0.032% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.032% fail on Exhaust system
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