Lexus SC MOT Results

Registered in 2003
74.3% pass rate
from 269 tests in 2017
(47% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus SC is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (38 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Headlamp levelling device (18 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.37% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate lamp (89% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Battery
    • 0.37% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.37% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.37% fail on Individual lamps
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.37% fail on Levelling valve
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic systems (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Components (87% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Pipes
        • 0.37% fail on Hoses
    • 0.37% fail on ABS
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Steering
    • 0.37% fail on Steering system
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment
  • 0.37% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
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