Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2002
57.4% pass rate
from 627 tests in 2020
(12% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (19 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.32% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (46 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 0.64% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.64% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.16% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (18 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (64% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.32% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
        • 0.16% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 3.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Electronic stability control (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.96% fail on Rigid brake pipes (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.16% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.96% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.48% fail on Horn
    • 0.96% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.96% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.80% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.16% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (85% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.16% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.16% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.32% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.48% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.32% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.96% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Driver's view (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Washers (78% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.48% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.48% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 0.32% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Chassis
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.16% fail on Towbar
      • 0.16% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
      • 0.48% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Steering linkage components (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.48% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.64% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.64% fail on Attachment

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