Lexus SC MOT Results

Registered in 2006
78.7% pass rate
from 174 tests in 2017
(50% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus SC is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.57% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.57% fail on Battery
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.57% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.57% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.57% fail on Individual lamps
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.57% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.57% fail on Components
        • 0.57% fail on Reservoirs
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
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