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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 ES250 model.

Table 1. Compare Lexus models

Lexus Model Number of Problems
  ES350
1,210
  RX300
804
  IS250
711
  ES300
639
  RX350
634
  RX330
590
  ES330
431
  IS
389
  GS300
371
  ES
367
  Rx400h
277
  GX470
239
  RX
239
  IS350
209
  LS460
202
  LS430
172
  LS400
166
  GS350
133
  SC430
116
  IS300
111
  LX470
101
  LS
77
  GS400
77
  GX460
71
  GS
60
  GX
53
  GS430
31
  LX450
22
  Gs450h
21
  LX
18
  SC400
13
  SC
12
  SC300
12
  LX570
9
  GS460
6
  ES250
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Lexus built from year 1996 to 2017.

Owners of Lexus cars have reported a total of 8,595 problems across all Lexus models built from year 1996 to 2017. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Lexus models, is 388.7. Cars from Lexus's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,446 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Lexus
87
  1997 Lexus
90
  1998 Lexus
251
  1999 Lexus
470
  2000 Lexus
431
  2001 Lexus
358
  2002 Lexus
484
  2003 Lexus
383
  2004 Lexus
763
  2005 Lexus
530
  2006 Lexus
957
  2007 Lexus
1,446
  2008 Lexus
858
  2009 Lexus
344
  2010 Lexus
428
  2011 Lexus
261
  2012 Lexus
115
  2013 Lexus
104
  2014 Lexus
82
  2015 Lexus
50
  2016 Lexus
46
  2017 Lexus
14

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 1,489 problems reported. The second most common Lexus car problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (1,152 problems).



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