Lexus SC MOT Results

Registered in 2006
79.7% pass rate
from 212 tests in 2020
(54% 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.

  • 7.1% fail on Brakes
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.4% fail on Electronic stability control (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.47% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 6.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (63% better than other 2006 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
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.94% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.94% fail on Horn
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.94% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Springs
      • 0.47% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.47% fail on Coil spring
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on Washers
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Steering
    • 0.47% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.47% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.47% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.47% fail on Strengthening plate
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