Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 2005
78.8% pass rate
from 292 tests in 2017
(53% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus LS is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Headlamps (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Headlamp (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Battery
    • 0.34% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.34% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.34% fail on Individual lamps
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.68% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.68% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.34% fail on Components
        • 0.34% fail on Pipes
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Rear
      • 0.68% fail on Front
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 3.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.68% fail on Washers (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.68% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering system
      • 0.34% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment
  • 0.68% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.34% fail on Body condition
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
  • 0.68% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate
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