Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 1999
72.5% pass rate
from 193 tests in 2020
(40% better than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus LS is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.7% fail on Springs
      • 4.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.7% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.52% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.52% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
      • 0.52% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 8.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Horn
      • 0.52% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.52% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.52% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.52% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.52% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.52% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.52% fail on Other components
    • 0.52% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment

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