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Bedford Rascal MOT Results

61.6% pass rate
from 367 tests in 2020
(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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (69% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (81% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Electrical equipment (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.27% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.27% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 6.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (80% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (78% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.27% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.54% fail on Rbt
          • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.54% fail on Pedal
      • 0.54% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.54% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.27% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.27% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.27% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.27% fail on Brake drums
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe
      • 0.54% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.54% fail on System
      • 0.27% fail on Tank
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Body (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Panel (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other body component (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.82% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.82% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.82% fail on Chassis
      • 0.82% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.82% fail on Cabs (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steps
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.54% fail on View to rear
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension
    • 6.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Springs (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Leaf springs (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.27% fail on Spring saddle
        • 0.27% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.27% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.27% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.27% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.54% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.27% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.27% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.27% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
  • 7.1% fail on Steering (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (39 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.27% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.27% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.27% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.27% fail on Other components
        • 0.27% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.27% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.82% fail on Steering coupling (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Flexible coupling (33 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.54% fail on Steering play
      • 0.54% fail on Steering box
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.9% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.27% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.54% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plates