Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2006
71.0% pass rate
from 3,297 tests in 2020
(37% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (31% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (38% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.091% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.091% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.061% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.030% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.061% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.030% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.030% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.091% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.030% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.091% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.030% fail on Rod
        • 0.030% fail on Cable
        • 0.030% fail on Lever
    • 0.91% fail on Parking brake control (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Lever (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.39% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.061% fail on Anti-lock braking system (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.30% fail on Rigid brake pipes (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.091% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.091% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.091% fail on Load sensing valves (45 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.091% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.061% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.030% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.33% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type (89% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Individual direction indicators (95% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.030% fail on All outline marker lamps
  • 5.2% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joints (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Pins and bushes (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.030% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Suspension unit (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Levelling valve (41 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Other suspension component (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.82% fail on Washers (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.061% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.061% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 2.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Transmission (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Joints (92% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.091% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.091% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.030% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.030% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.091% fail on Body
      • 0.061% fail on Other body component
      • 0.030% fail on Panel
    • 0.061% fail on Doors (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
    • 0.030% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.030% fail on Carrier
    • 0.030% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.061% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.061% fail on Emissions not tested (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition (93% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (87% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.091% fail on Fluid leaks (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Engine oil leaks (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment
  • 0.49% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.030% fail on Pump
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
    • 0.061% fail on Steering gear (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Steering rack (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Steering column
  • 0.42% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas

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