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Vauxhall Rascal MOT Results

52.5% pass rate
from 118 tests in 2017
(63% 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.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (85% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 10% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Tell tale
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.6% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.85% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.85% fail on Battery
  • 25% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Components (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Leaks
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 10% fail on Front wheels (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.7% fail on Pedal
        • 1.7% fail on Anti-slip (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Hub components
      • 0.85% fail on Brake pads
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.5% fail on Cap (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Tank (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.4% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.85% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Leaf springs (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Shackle (19 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.85% fail on Rear
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.85% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.3% fail on Steering
    • 6.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.85% fail on Free play
        • 0.85% fail on Steering box
      • 0.85% fail on Other components
        • 0.85% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (17 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Steering control
      • 0.85% fail on Steering column
  • 8.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis
    • 1.7% fail on Seats
      • 0.85% fail on Passengers
      • 0.85% fail on Drivers
    • 0.85% fail on Doors
      • 0.85% fail on Passengers front
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment
  • 0.85% fail on Towbars
    • 0.85% fail on Vehicle structure