Lexus RX MOT Results

Registered in 2015
91.7% pass rate
from 1,365 tests in 2020
(48% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus RX is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.4% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.3% fail on Visibility (40% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.44% fail on Washers
  • 1.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.29% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.073% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.073% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.073% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.073% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.073% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.073% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.073% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.073% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 0.51% fail on Brakes (81% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.073% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.073% fail on Rbt
          • 0.073% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.22% fail on Mechanical brake components (89% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake linings and pads (87% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Brake pads (87% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.073% fail on Brake discs
  • 0.37% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.073% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.073% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.073% fail on Doors
      • 0.073% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.073% fail on Door condition
  • 0.073% fail on Steering
    • 0.073% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.073% fail on Steering arm
  • 0.073% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.073% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.073% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.073% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Lexus RX (2015 on)
    Impressively comfortable ride, really solidly built, Lexus has an impeccable reliability record.
  • Lexus RX 450h (2009 - 2015)
    Refined and cossetting. Strong performance from hybrid powerplant. Superbly engineered and well built. Low CO2 for a large 4x4 along with good fuel economy.

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