Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2012
89.0% pass rate
from 1,526 tests in 2017
(47% 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.

  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.52% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.066% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.066% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.066% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres (35% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Tread depth (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.33% fail on Washers (75% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Hub components (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake pads (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Brake performance (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.066% fail on Rear wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.066% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.066% fail on Components
        • 0.066% fail on Pipes
  • 0.66% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.13% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.066% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.066% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.066% fail on Body condition
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