Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 1996
67.9% pass rate
from 252 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 1996 cars)
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus LS is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.40% fail on Battery
    • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.40% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.40% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.40% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.40% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.40% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.40% fail on Rear
  • 8.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.7% fail on Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Cap
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.1% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.2% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.79% fail on Hoses
      • 0.40% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.40% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.40% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.79% fail on Power steering
      • 0.79% fail on Other components
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition
    • 0.40% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.40% fail on Chassis
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (79% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Seat belts (84% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.40% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.40% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.40% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.79% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate
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