Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2001
63.2% pass rate
from 633 tests in 2017
(26% better than other 2001 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (35% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.6% fail on Front lamps (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.47% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Individual lamps (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.47% fail on Gradient hand brake (86 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components
      • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.0% fail on Electronic stability system (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.95% fail on Hydraulic systems (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Components (90% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Pipes (93% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Hoses
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 0.63% fail on ABS
    • 0.47% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.16% fail on Cable
  • 10.0% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.79% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.79% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Front suspension joints (81% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.16% fail on Front
    • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.16% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
  • 9.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.4% fail on Emissions (96% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (50% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on Cap
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.95% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.79% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
  • 0.79% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
    • 0.32% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.79% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Body condition
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Towbars
    • 0.16% fail on Vehicle structure

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