Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2011
81.5% pass rate
from 1,799 tests in 2020
(51% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.4% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (31% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.89% fail on Springs (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Coil springs (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Coil spring (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Suspension arms (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component (36% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.056% fail on Suspension unit
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (9.8% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility (17% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (7.7% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen (50% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on View to rear
      • 0.056% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (35% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs and drums (68% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Brake discs (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Brake performance (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp) (85% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lever (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rigid brake pipes (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.056% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.056% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 2.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.44% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (93% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (93% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.056% fail on Horn
    • 0.056% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.056% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.056% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.056% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle (9.0% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates (8.7% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment (20% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (96% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Transmission
      • 0.056% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.056% fail on Joints
    • 0.056% fail on Body
      • 0.056% fail on Other body component
  • 0.056% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.056% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
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