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
1,414
  IS250
826
  RX300
823
  RX350
797
  ES300
646
  RX330
625
  ES330
454
  ES
423
  IS
415
  GS300
393
  Rx400h
328
  GX470
256
  RX
254
  LS460
253
  IS350
245
  LS430
174
  LS400
168
  GS350
155
  SC430
120
  IS300
114
  LX470
108
  GX460
101
  LS
85
  GS400
77
  GS
69
  GX
57
  GS430
31
  Gs450h
26
  LX450
22
  LX
21
  SC400
14
  SC
12
  SC300
12
  LX570
11
  GS460
6
  ES250
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Number of problems reported for all models of Lexus built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Lexus cars have reported a total of 9,537 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 412.7. Cars from Lexus's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,599 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
260
  1999 Lexus
480
  2000 Lexus
438
  2001 Lexus
359
  2002 Lexus
497
  2003 Lexus
392
  2004 Lexus
791
  2005 Lexus
569
  2006 Lexus
1,073
  2007 Lexus
1,599
  2008 Lexus
997
  2009 Lexus
407
  2010 Lexus
490
  2011 Lexus
344
  2012 Lexus
177
  2013 Lexus
130
  2014 Lexus
98
  2015 Lexus
70
  2016 Lexus
77
  2017 Lexus
61
  2018 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 1,795 problems reported. The second most common Lexus car problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (1,178 problems).



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