Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 2005
80.1% pass rate
from 327 tests in 2020
(58% 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.

  • 7.3% fail on Brakes (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.61% fail on Rigid brake pipes (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.31% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 4.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.92% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.92% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.61% fail on Horn
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamps (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 4.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on Washers (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on View to rear
      • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 0.92% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Steering box
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.61% fail on Pipes and hoses (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.31% fail on Steering arm
  • 1.5% fail on Suspension (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.61% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.31% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.92% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.92% fail on Body, chassis, structure (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.31% fail on Other body component
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
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