Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2004
69.8% pass rate
from 2,791 tests in 2017
(36% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.82% fail on Front wheels (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake operation (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Gradient hand brake (26 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake operation (19 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake back plates (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.036% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Components (93% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Valves
      • 0.036% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.036% fail on Leaks
    • 0.18% fail on ABS (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.036% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.036% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.036% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Fog lamp (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Battery
    • 0.47% fail on Horn
    • 0.29% fail on Stop lamp (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (95% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters (93% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.036% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.036% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.036% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.036% fail on Lamp
  • 7.5% fail on Suspension (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
      • 0.036% fail on Presence
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front drive shafts (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Constant velocity joints (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.036% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.57% fail on Prescribed areas (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Component mounting (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.54% fail on Air suspension (49 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Suspension unit (112 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation (42 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Accumulator
      • 0.036% fail on Bellows
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.072% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.036% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.036% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.79% fail on Washers (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Windscreen (75% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Cap
      • 0.036% fail on Pipe
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested (82% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.90% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Requirements
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (88% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.68% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Operation
      • 0.072% fail on Pump
      • 0.036% fail on Drive system
      • 0.036% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system (98% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.036% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.036% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.072% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.072% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
  • 0.36% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
      • 0.036% fail on Passengers
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Doors (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.036% fail on Spare wheel
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