Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 1997
71.6% pass rate
from 261 tests in 2017
(38% 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.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.5% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses
        • 0.38% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.5% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.77% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on ABS
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.38% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.38% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.77% fail on Battery
    • 0.77% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Horn
  • 10.0% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.77% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.77% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.38% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.38% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.38% fail on Front
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 3.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions (63% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system
      • 0.77% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.38% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.38% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
      • 0.77% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 1997 cars)
  • 0.77% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (85% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Body condition

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