Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2006
72.3% pass rate
from 2,982 tests in 2020
(41% 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.

  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (12% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5.0% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (28% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (54% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance (57% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (24% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (27% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance (34% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (25% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Parking brake performance (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.91% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (19% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (sp) (4.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance (26% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (14% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (15% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (14% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (6.5% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (5.1% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.10% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Cable
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Lever (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Electronic stability control (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Pedal
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.034% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.034% fail on Other braking system component
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical equipment (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Battery(ies) (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Horn (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (69% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Position lamps (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Position lamp (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (45% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Linkage ball joints (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover (31% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames (24% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.067% fail on Suspension rods (22% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.067% fail on Other suspension component (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.067% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.034% fail on Springs
      • 0.034% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.034% fail on Coil spring
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (1.7% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Washers (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear (17% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors (5.5% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view (15% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (21% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Catalyst emissions (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested (84% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Emission control equipment (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Catalytic converter (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Compression ignition (93% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Emission control equipment (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Catalytic converter (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Engine oil leaks (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Transmission (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Joints (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers (26% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.034% fail on Chassis
      • 0.034% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.034% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.034% fail on Towbar
      • 0.034% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.034% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.034% fail on Doors
      • 0.034% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Catch
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.034% fail on Requirements
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (86% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Track rod end (97% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Locking devices (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Operation (19% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Steering gear (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Steering rack (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.034% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Condition

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