Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2007
75.9% pass rate
from 3,074 tests in 2017
(39% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Rear lamps (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (46% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (63% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Headlamp levelling device (20 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.033% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device (26 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.16% fail on Stop lamp (96% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (93% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.033% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Battery
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.065% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.065% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.065% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes (17% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Front wheels (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.098% fail on Parking brake operation (23 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake calipers (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Components (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Hoses (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.033% fail on Leaks
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.098% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.033% fail on ABS
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.033% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.49% fail on Washers (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment
    • 0.29% fail on Wheel bearings (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear
      • 0.065% fail on Front (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front drive shafts (93% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Constant velocity joints (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.033% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension joints (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.59% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.033% fail on Cap
    • 0.033% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.36% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (75% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Steering (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering system (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Free play
        • 0.033% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.033% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.033% fail on Steering control
      • 0.033% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.033% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition
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