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Bedford Midi MOT Results

58.8% pass rate
from 114 tests in 2020
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for pre-1990 vans and highlighted areas where the Bedford Midi is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 7.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 7.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 6.1% fail on Horn
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.88% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.88% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.88% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.88% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.88% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.88% fail on Pedal
    • 0.88% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.88% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.88% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.88% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.88% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.88% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.88% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.88% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.88% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.88% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 8.8% fail on Washers
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.6% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Pipe
      • 0.88% fail on Hose
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Towbar
      • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.88% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.88% fail on Seats
      • 0.88% fail on Driver's seat
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.88% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.88% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.88% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.88% fail on Steering column
  • 0.88% fail on Tyres
    • 0.88% fail on Condition