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Bedford Rascal MOT Results

59.3% pass rate
from 371 tests in 2017
(39% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Rear lamps (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Tell tale
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Horn (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.81% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.81% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.54% fail on Trailer electrical socket (18 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 17% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.0% fail on Front wheels (80% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 0.27% fail on Valves
      • 1.6% fail on Leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (22 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.27% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 8.4% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Component mounting (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Leaf springs (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Shackle (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Anchor
      • 0.27% fail on Spring eye
      • 0.27% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.27% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.81% fail on Rear
      • 0.27% fail on Front
    • 0.54% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.54% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on Tank
      • 0.54% fail on System
      • 0.27% fail on Hose
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Steering (78% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Steering pivot point (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Free play
        • 0.81% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.54% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas (16 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering control
      • 0.27% fail on Steering column
      • 0.27% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.27% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.27% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (74% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.81% fail on Seats
      • 0.81% fail on Drivers
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.27% fail on Load security
      • 0.27% fail on Access panel
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.54% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate