Lexus - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Lexus models

The following chart shows the Lexus models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Lexus has sold far more ES350 model cars than the SC300 model.

Table 1. Compare Lexus models

Lexus Model Number of Problems
  ES350
1,493
  IS250
878
  RX350
868
  RX300
832
  ES300
651
  RX330
636
  ES330
464
  IS
432
  ES
430
  GS300
408
  Rx400h
341
  LS460
282
  GX470
280
  IS350
271
  RX
259
  LS430
177
  GS350
172
  LS400
170
  IS300
122
  SC430
121
  LX470
110
  GX460
106
  LS
95
  GS400
79
  GS
73
  GX
57
  GS430
34
  Gs450h
28
  LX
23
  LX450
22
  LX570
20
  SC400
14
  SC
13
  SC300
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Number of problems reported for all models of Lexus built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Lexus cars have reported a total of 9,973 problems across all Lexus models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Lexus models, is 413.7. Cars from Lexus's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,706 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Lexus
86
  1997 Lexus
92
  1998 Lexus
262
  1999 Lexus
485
  2000 Lexus
442
  2001 Lexus
363
  2002 Lexus
502
  2003 Lexus
403
  2004 Lexus
812
  2005 Lexus
581
  2006 Lexus
1,131
  2007 Lexus
1,706
  2008 Lexus
1,048
  2009 Lexus
424
  2010 Lexus
517
  2011 Lexus
355
  2012 Lexus
191
  2013 Lexus
145
  2014 Lexus
117
  2015 Lexus
81
  2016 Lexus
85
  2017 Lexus
75
  2018 Lexus
19
  2019 Lexus
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Common problems of Lexus Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Lexus cars. The number one most common problem of Lexus cars is related to the vehicle's air bags, with 1,883 problems reported. The second most common Lexus car problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (1,191 problems).



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