Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 2003
75.4% pass rate
from 240 tests in 2017
(49% 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.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.83% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (67% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.42% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.83% fail on Stop lamp (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Horn
  • 7.9% fail on Brakes (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.83% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.42% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.42% fail on Components
        • 0.42% fail on Pipes
      • 0.42% fail on Leaks
    • 0.42% fail on ABS
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (59% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (20 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions
    • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Air suspension (55 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.42% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.83% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.83% fail on Rear
    • 0.42% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.42% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 2.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.42% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.42% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.42% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.42% fail on Load security
      • 0.42% fail on Bootlid
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