Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 1996
69.2% pass rate
from 208 tests in 2020
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.

  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.96% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.96% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.96% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.48% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.96% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.96% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.96% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.48% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.9% fail on Springs
      • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.48% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.48% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.48% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.48% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.96% fail on Chassis
      • 0.96% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.48% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.48% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.48% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Pump
      • 0.48% fail on Rams
      • 0.48% fail on Other components
    • 0.96% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.96% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.48% fail on Steering column
  • 0.96% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.96% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.48% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.96% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.96% fail on Attachment
  • 0.48% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.48% fail on Speedometer

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