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Vauxhall Rascal MOT Results

61.1% pass rate
from 108 tests in 2020
(38% 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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (59% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (66% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Horn (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators (4.2% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type (4.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (79% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 19% fail on Brakes (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 7.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (57% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (89% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (1.9% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (7.1% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (63% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.93% fail on Pedal
    • 0.93% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.93% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.93% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.93% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.93% fail on Brake pads
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Hose (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Tank
      • 0.93% fail on Pipe
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (82% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Body (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Panel (14 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.93% fail on Transmission
      • 0.93% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.93% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.93% fail on Doors
      • 0.93% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.93% fail on Door condition
    • 0.93% fail on Cabs
      • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (32% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Springs
      • 0.93% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.93% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.3% fail on Steering (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas (29 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear (64% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack (91% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components (6.6% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (51% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering play (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack (19 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.93% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (79% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility (26% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.93% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.93% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Tread depth