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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
1,123
  RX300
799
  IS250
690
  ES300
639
  RX350
617
  RX330
586
  ES330
430
  IS
383
  GS300
371
  ES
363
  Rx400h
277
  RX
237
  GX470
235
  IS350
204
  LS460
201
  LS430
172
  LS400
166
  GS350
132
  SC430
114
  IS300
111
  LX470
101
  LS
77
  GS400
77
  GX460
68
  GS
60
  GX
50
  GS430
31
  LX450
22
  Gs450h
21
  LX
18
  SC400
13
  SC
12
  SC300
12
  LX570
8
  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 8,428 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 381.1. Cars from Lexus's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,418 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
90
  1998 Lexus
251
  1999 Lexus
469
  2000 Lexus
431
  2001 Lexus
358
  2002 Lexus
480
  2003 Lexus
381
  2004 Lexus
759
  2005 Lexus
527
  2006 Lexus
945
  2007 Lexus
1,418
  2008 Lexus
833
  2009 Lexus
328
  2010 Lexus
402
  2011 Lexus
242
  2012 Lexus
98
  2013 Lexus
103
  2014 Lexus
82
  2015 Lexus
50
  2016 Lexus
42
  2017 Lexus
9

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 1,379 problems reported. The second most common Lexus car problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (1,149 problems).



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