Lexus SC MOT Results

Registered in 2007
78.5% pass rate
from 158 tests in 2017
(46% 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.

  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.63% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.63% fail on Horn
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.63% fail on Suspension unit
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.63% fail on Steering
    • 0.63% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.63% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.63% fail on Emissions
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