Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 1998
67.7% pass rate
from 427 tests in 2017
(31% better than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus LS is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (28% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (13 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device (64 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.23% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.47% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.47% fail on Horn
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
      • 0.47% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.47% fail on ABS
    • 0.23% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.23% fail on Cable
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.94% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.70% fail on Rear
      • 0.23% fail on Front
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (51% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Emissions (57% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers (65% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 0.94% fail on Steering (79% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Steering system (75% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.23% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.70% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (88% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Seat belts (89% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.23% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.47% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (90% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis
    • 0.23% fail on Body security
  • 0.47% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment

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