Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2010
83.3% pass rate
from 2,258 tests in 2017
(43% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.089% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.044% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.27% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.044% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.089% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Registration plate lamp (98% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.044% fail on Horn
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Valve stem (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.62% fail on Washers (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.089% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Anti-roll bars (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.22% fail on Front
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension arms (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.044% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.044% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.044% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.044% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (70% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.35% fail on Brake performance (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Rear wheels (91% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.044% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.089% fail on Hydraulic systems (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Components (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Pipes
        • 0.044% fail on Hoses
    • 0.044% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.044% fail on Components
        • 0.044% fail on Valves
    • 0.044% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (91% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.089% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.044% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Attachment
  • 0.089% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
  • 0.089% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.044% fail on Body condition
    • 0.044% fail on Doors
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.044% fail on Steering
    • 0.044% fail on Power steering
      • 0.044% fail on Electronic power steering
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