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
1,472
  IS250
840
  RX300
829
  RX350
828
  ES300
646
  RX330
631
  ES330
458
  ES
426
  IS
422
  GS300
401
  Rx400h
335
  LS460
270
  GX470
270
  IS350
266
  RX
257
  LS430
174
  LS400
168
  GS350
164
  IS300
120
  SC430
120
  LX470
109
  GX460
104
  LS
90
  GS400
77
  GS
71
  GX
57
  GS430
31
  Gs450h
26
  LX450
22
  LX
21
  SC400
14
  LX570
12
  SC
12
  SC300
12

Number of problems reported for all models of Lexus built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Lexus cars have reported a total of 9,755 problems across all Lexus models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Lexus models, is 422.2. Cars from Lexus's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,663 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
91
  1998 Lexus
260
  1999 Lexus
483
  2000 Lexus
438
  2001 Lexus
360
  2002 Lexus
500
  2003 Lexus
397
  2004 Lexus
800
  2005 Lexus
572
  2006 Lexus
1,102
  2007 Lexus
1,663
  2008 Lexus
1,019
  2009 Lexus
416
  2010 Lexus
503
  2011 Lexus
352
  2012 Lexus
182
  2013 Lexus
134
  2014 Lexus
111
  2015 Lexus
78
  2016 Lexus
81
  2017 Lexus
68
  2018 Lexus
15

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 1,849 problems reported. The second most common Lexus car problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (1,185 problems).



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