Lexus LS MOT Results

Registered in 2008
85.4% pass rate
from 281 tests in 2020
(63% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus LS is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.0% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (41% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (11% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt (71% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (19% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.36% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.71% fail on Parking brake performance (28% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt (25% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.36% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.71% fail on Rigid brake pipes (49% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Suspension (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms (16% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins and bushes (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.36% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (14% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on View to rear
      • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.36% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.36% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.36% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.36% fail on Horn
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Exhaust emissions (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Spark ignition (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.36% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plates (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.36% fail on Bumpers
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