Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 1996
67.7% pass rate
from 167 tests in 2020
(18% 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.

  • 9.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (61% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators (29% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type (29% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (21% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment (15% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 9.0% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (36% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.60% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.60% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (72% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (82% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (1.8% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (35% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (0.50% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (1.6% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (11% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.60% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.60% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility (22% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (58% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (42% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.60% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (27% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (30% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Spark ignition (22% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (15% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (50% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (90% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (30% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Size/type
  • 4.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system (9.1% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Floor
    • 0.60% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.60% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle (38% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates (39% worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (72% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear (2.2% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (10% worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 0.60% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.60% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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