Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 2004
77.5% pass rate
from 315 tests in 2017
(52% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus LS is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Rear wheels (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability system (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.32% fail on Components
        • 0.32% fail on Pipes
    • 0.32% fail on ABS
  • 7.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.32% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
      • 0.32% fail on Rear
    • 0.95% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.32% fail on Steering control
      • 0.32% fail on Steering column
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Requirements
  • 0.32% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.32% fail on Load security
      • 0.32% fail on Access panel
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