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
1,404
  RX300
816
  IS250
801
  RX350
780
  ES300
645
  RX330
621
  ES330
451
  ES
419
  IS
415
  GS300
393
  Rx400h
323
  RX
252
  GX470
252
  LS460
245
  IS350
237
  LS430
174
  LS400
168
  GS350
153
  SC430
119
  IS300
113
  LX470
108
  GX460
101
  LS
84
  GS400
77
  GS
69
  GX
57
  GS430
31
  Gs450h
25
  LX450
22
  LX
19
  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 9,431 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 408.1. Cars from Lexus's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,568 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
475
  2000 Lexus
437
  2001 Lexus
358
  2002 Lexus
494
  2003 Lexus
390
  2004 Lexus
786
  2005 Lexus
567
  2006 Lexus
1,064
  2007 Lexus
1,568
  2008 Lexus
983
  2009 Lexus
401
  2010 Lexus
484
  2011 Lexus
340
  2012 Lexus
174
  2013 Lexus
128
  2014 Lexus
95
  2015 Lexus
66
  2016 Lexus
75
  2017 Lexus
58
  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 1,775 problems reported. The second most common Lexus car problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (1,176 problems).



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