Lexus SC MOT Results

Registered in 2004
79.2% pass rate
from 212 tests in 2017
(56% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus SC is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.47% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.47% fail on Battery
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.47% fail on Horn
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Components (80% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Pipes
        • 0.47% fail on Hoses
      • 0.47% fail on Leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.47% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.94% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on ABS
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (31 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (56% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.94% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.94% fail on Emissions
    • 0.47% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.94% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.94% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.47% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.47% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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