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
1,498
  IS250
887
  RX350
874
  RX300
832
  ES300
654
  RX330
638
  ES330
464
  IS
441
  ES
439
  GS300
413
  Rx400h
347
  LS460
286
  GX470
281
  IS350
278
  RX
272
  LS430
178
  GS350
174
  LS400
170
  IS300
124
  SC430
121
  LX470
110
  GX460
108
  LS
96
  GS400
79
  GS
74
  GX
58
  GS430
34
  Gs450h
28
  LX570
23
  LX
23
  LX450
22
  SC400
14
  SC
13
  SC300
12

Number of problems reported for all models of Lexus built from year 2019 to 1996.

Owners of Lexus cars have reported a total of 10,065 problems across all Lexus models built from year 2019 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Lexus models, is 417.5. Cars from Lexus's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,718 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Lexus
11
  2018 Lexus
21
  2017 Lexus
76
  2016 Lexus
89
  2015 Lexus
82
  2014 Lexus
119
  2013 Lexus
147
  2012 Lexus
194
  2011 Lexus
356
  2010 Lexus
523
  2009 Lexus
430
  2008 Lexus
1,056
  2007 Lexus
1,718
  2006 Lexus
1,154
  2005 Lexus
583
  2004 Lexus
816
  2003 Lexus
408
  2002 Lexus
502
  2001 Lexus
364
  2000 Lexus
444
  1999 Lexus
486
  1998 Lexus
263
  1997 Lexus
92
  1996 Lexus
86

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 1,897 problems reported. The second most common Lexus car problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (1,194 problems).



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