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Vauxhall Rascal MOT Results

54.0% pass rate
from 126 tests in 2020
(68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
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 Vauxhall Rascal is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 4.8% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on All position lamps (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.79% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.79% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.79% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.79% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 8.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt
          • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.6% fail on Pedal
      • 0.79% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.79% fail on Lever
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 7.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.79% fail on Springs
      • 0.79% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.79% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.79% fail on Other suspension component
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Tank
      • 0.79% fail on Hose
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.79% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.79% fail on Body
      • 0.79% fail on Body condition
    • 0.79% fail on Floor
    • 0.79% fail on Seats
      • 0.79% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.79% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.79% fail on Cabs
      • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.5% fail on Steering (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas (42 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.79% fail on Other components
        • 0.79% fail on Steering linkage
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.79% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.79% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.6% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.79% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 5.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.79% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.79% fail on Speedometer