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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
1,309
  RX300
805
  IS250
734
  RX350
652
  ES300
639
  RX330
598
  ES330
435
  IS
394
  ES
383
  GS300
379
  Rx400h
282
  RX
243
  GX470
241
  IS350
213
  LS460
208
  LS430
173
  LS400
166
  GS350
135
  SC430
117
  IS300
111
  LX470
102
  GX460
80
  LS
79
  GS400
77
  GS
67
  GX
55
  GS430
31
  Gs450h
22
  LX450
22
  LX
18
  SC400
14
  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 8,825 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 399.2. Cars from Lexus's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,482 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
91
  1998 Lexus
257
  1999 Lexus
471
  2000 Lexus
431
  2001 Lexus
358
  2002 Lexus
484
  2003 Lexus
385
  2004 Lexus
767
  2005 Lexus
540
  2006 Lexus
974
  2007 Lexus
1,482
  2008 Lexus
888
  2009 Lexus
366
  2010 Lexus
440
  2011 Lexus
309
  2012 Lexus
145
  2013 Lexus
105
  2014 Lexus
86
  2015 Lexus
51
  2016 Lexus
50
  2017 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 1,625 problems reported. The second most common Lexus car problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (1,155 problems).



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