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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
1,370
  RX300
810
  IS250
753
  RX350
695
  ES300
640
  RX330
600
  ES330
439
  ES
406
  IS
396
  GS300
381
  Rx400h
286
  RX
245
  GX470
243
  IS350
223
  LS460
214
  LS430
173
  LS400
166
  GS350
138
  SC430
118
  IS300
111
  LX470
103
  GX460
85
  LS
80
  GS400
77
  GS
68
  GX
55
  GS430
31
  Gs450h
22
  LX450
22
  LX
19
  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 2018.

Owners of Lexus cars have reported a total of 9,024 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 390.4. Cars from Lexus's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,517 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
472
  2000 Lexus
432
  2001 Lexus
358
  2002 Lexus
488
  2003 Lexus
386
  2004 Lexus
771
  2005 Lexus
542
  2006 Lexus
989
  2007 Lexus
1,517
  2008 Lexus
922
  2009 Lexus
382
  2010 Lexus
452
  2011 Lexus
323
  2012 Lexus
167
  2013 Lexus
108
  2014 Lexus
88
  2015 Lexus
57
  2016 Lexus
61
  2017 Lexus
29
  2018 Lexus
1

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 1,713 problems reported. The second most common Lexus car problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (1,160 problems).



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