Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2002
60.7% pass rate
from 799 tests in 2017
(21% 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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear lamps (81% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Battery
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on Individual lamps (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.8% fail on Electronic stability system (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Hydraulic systems (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Components (90% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Pipes (88% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks
    • 0.75% fail on ABS
    • 0.25% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Emissions (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
  • 9.8% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Prescribed areas (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Component mounting (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.63% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear
      • 0.25% fail on Front
    • 0.38% fail on Front suspension joints (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front drive shafts (94% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Constant velocity joints (94% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.13% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.75% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Washers (83% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.63% fail on Seat belts (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Operation
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
    • 0.63% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.13% fail on Steering control
      • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.13% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Body condition
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.13% fail on Access panel
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.88% fail on Attachment

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