Lexus SC MOT Results

Registered in 2002
72.6% pass rate
from 419 tests in 2020
(46% better than other 2002 cars)
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus SC is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Electronic stability control (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.72% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (83% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.95% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.24% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.48% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.48% fail on Horn
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Headlamps (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.48% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Suspension (70% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.95% fail on Springs (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Coil spring (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Washers (81% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.24% fail on Doors
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition
  • 0.72% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Steering
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
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