Lexus SC MOT Results

Registered in 2008
76.8% pass rate
from 56 tests in 2020
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Lexus SC is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.1% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 5.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 5.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Additional braking device
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 7.1% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 3.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plates (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 1.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
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