Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 1997
68.6% pass rate
from 255 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus LS is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Springs (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Coil spring (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.78% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.78% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.39% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.39% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.39% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (39% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.78% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.78% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.78% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.39% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.39% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.39% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.78% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.78% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.78% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.39% fail on Pedal
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.39% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.39% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.39% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (89% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition

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