Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2012
86.3% pass rate
from 1,776 tests in 2020
(51% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (93% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp (93% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.45% fail on Headlamps (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.11% fail on Stop lamp (94% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.056% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.056% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.056% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.056% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.056% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.056% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.056% fail on Horn
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Tread depth (74% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.96% fail on Washers (46% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (52% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs and drums (86% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Brake discs (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.056% fail on Lever
    • 0.45% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (78% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.056% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.056% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.056% fail on Rbt
          • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.17% fail on Lever
    • 0.056% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.056% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.056% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension arms (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Springs (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Coil springs (96% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Coil spring (96% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Body, chassis, structure (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.056% fail on Panel
      • 0.056% fail on Other body component
    • 0.056% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.056% fail on Transmission
      • 0.056% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.056% fail on Joints
  • 0.11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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