Lexus SC MOT Results

Registered in 2005
70.7% pass rate
from 208 tests in 2017
(35% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus SC is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.48% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Battery
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 7.2% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.96% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.96% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.48% fail on Suspension unit
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.48% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.48% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.96% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.48% fail on ABS
  • 4.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
  • 0.96% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.96% fail on Attachment
  • 0.48% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
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