Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 2003
74.9% pass rate
from 259 tests in 2020
(47% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus LS is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.39% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.39% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt
          • 0.39% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.9% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 0.77% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.77% fail on Hand lever
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.39% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (57% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on Tank
    • 0.39% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.39% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (91% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.39% fail on Steering
    • 0.39% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.39% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
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