Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2003
67.5% pass rate
from 1,510 tests in 2017
(33% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake performance (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.60% fail on Front wheels (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake operation (25 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Gradient hand brake (20 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability system (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic systems (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Components (95% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Hoses
        • 0.066% fail on Valves
      • 0.066% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
      • 0.066% fail on Leaks
    • 0.40% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on ABS (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.066% fail on Condition
        • 0.066% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.066% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.066% fail on Cable
      • 0.066% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.066% fail on Locking devices
  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.066% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device (28 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Headlamp levelling device (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.93% fail on Battery
    • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.79% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.066% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.53% fail on Horn
    • 0.46% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type (95% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.066% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.6% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment
    • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Component mounting (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Air suspension (30 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Operation (38 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.066% fail on Bellows
      • 0.066% fail on Levelling valve
    • 0.40% fail on Front suspension joints (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front drive shafts (95% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Constant velocity joints (95% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.066% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.066% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.066% fail on Location
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on Washers (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.066% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on Cap
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Power steering
      • 0.79% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
    • 0.40% fail on Steering system (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.73% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.73% fail on Attachment
  • 0.53% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.066% fail on Requirements
      • 0.066% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (86% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (85% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Doors
      • 0.066% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.066% fail on Seats
      • 0.066% fail on Drivers
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