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Bedford Rascal MOT Results

60.1% pass rate
from 291 tests in 2020
(46% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 cars and highlighted areas where the Bedford Rascal is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim (74% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (75% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (18% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (20% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment (41% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Horn (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4.8% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 19% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 7.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 7.9% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (33% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (46% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (21% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (25% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (28% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake control (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Lever (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic systems (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Servos
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.69% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Mechanical brake components (26% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.34% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.34% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.34% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.34% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 10% fail on Visibility (65% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Wipers (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (9.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (99% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Springs (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Leaf springs (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (36 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.34% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (1.9% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover (22% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.34% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension rod
  • 9.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (38% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Tank
      • 0.34% fail on Hose
      • 0.34% fail on System
    • 1.7% fail on Seats (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis (3.2% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition (4.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.34% fail on Transmission
      • 0.34% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.34% fail on Joints
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.34% fail on Bracket
    • 0.34% fail on Body
      • 0.34% fail on Body condition
    • 0.34% fail on Cabs
      • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.9% fail on Steering (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering gear (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering box
    • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas (18 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components (4.0% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (16% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.34% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
        • 0.34% fail on Steering component
    • 0.69% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Steering box (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition (53% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions (64% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks (68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (26% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (26% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (97% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.34% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.34% fail on Speedometer