Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2009
79.6% pass rate
from 2,580 tests in 2020
(49% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.039% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.078% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (91% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.039% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.039% fail on Horn
    • 0.039% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.039% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.039% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.039% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.039% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.039% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.039% fail on Switch
    • 0.039% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.039% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (25% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on View to rear
      • 0.078% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.039% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.039% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.039% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (32% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (42% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (38% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.078% fail on Gradient tester (sp) (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.078% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.078% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.039% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.039% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.039% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.078% fail on Linkage
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint (96% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.43% fail on Springs (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.039% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.81% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.54% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Joints (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.039% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.039% fail on Hose
    • 0.039% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.43% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (89% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Exhaust emissions (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.039% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.039% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.039% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.039% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.039% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.078% fail on Steering (96% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.039% fail on Steering play
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack

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