Lexus SC MOT Results

Registered in 2007
78.5% pass rate
from 172 tests in 2020
(49% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus SC is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.58% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.58% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.58% fail on Lever
    • 0.58% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.58% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.58% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
  • 2.9% fail on Suspension (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.58% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.58% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.58% fail on Steering
    • 0.58% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
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