Lexus IS MOT Results

Registered in 2016
90.0% pass rate
from 2,264 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus IS is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (40% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.088% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.088% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.088% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.088% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.044% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.044% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.044% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 1.5% fail on Visibility (46% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.31% fail on Washers (64% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.57% fail on Brakes (71% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Mechanical brake components (82% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake linings and pads (86% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Brake pads (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 0.088% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.044% fail on Pedal
      • 0.044% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.044% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.044% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.044% fail on Rbt (sp)
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Suspension
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.044% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.044% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.088% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.088% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.088% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
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