Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2001
60.3% pass rate
from 526 tests in 2020
(17% 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 Noise, emissions and leaks (94% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 16% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 16% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.38% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (28 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.19% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.19% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.19% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.38% fail on Cable
    • 4.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Electronic stability control (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 0.95% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.57% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal
    • 0.38% fail on Rigid brake pipes (90% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.76% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.38% fail on Horn
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.76% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 11% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.95% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.57% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.57% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.57% fail on Springs (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
  • 5.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.57% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.57% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.57% fail on Chassis
      • 0.57% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.38% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Panel
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
    • 0.19% fail on Transmission
      • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
    • 0.19% fail on Floor
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 0.95% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.76% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.57% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.57% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition

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