Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2007
72.7% pass rate
from 3,647 tests in 2020
(38% 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.

  • 9.5% fail on Brakes
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (25 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.082% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.082% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.082% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.082% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.055% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.055% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.055% fail on Cable
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.69% fail on Lever (87% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.055% fail on Pedal
    • 0.19% fail on Rigid brake pipes (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.055% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.055% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.055% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 9.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.027% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.30% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.19% 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)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Size/type (79% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (26% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.88% fail on Washers (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.027% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.082% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (76% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joints (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.77% fail on Shock absorbers (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Suspension arms (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.055% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.055% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.027% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (92% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (92% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.055% fail on Fuel system (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.055% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.055% fail on Carrier
    • 0.055% fail on Body
      • 0.027% fail on Body condition
      • 0.027% fail on Other body component
    • 0.027% fail on Towbar
      • 0.027% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.027% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Bracket
    • 0.027% fail on Doors
      • 0.027% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
    • 0.027% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.027% fail on Undertray
  • 0.96% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Exhaust emissions (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Spark ignition (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested (88% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.027% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.082% fail on Fluid leaks (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.027% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.027% fail on Power steering
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
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