Bedford Rascal MOT Results

Registered in 1987
54.2% pass rate
from 59 tests in 2020
(54% worse than other 1987 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Bedford Rascal is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (190% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 12% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Switch
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim (130% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim (140% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps (48% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (54% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
  • 19% fail on Brakes (94% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (97% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
          • 8.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
          • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 1987 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 1987 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 6.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (9 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Pedal (13 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (150% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 1.7% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 14% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (200% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Springs (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Leaf springs (46 times worse than other 1987 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (108 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings (90% worse than other 1987 cars)
  • 12% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas (29 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Steering gear (200% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.7% fail on Steering play
      • 1.7% fail on Steering box
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (170% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (170% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Tank
      • 1.7% fail on Pipe
    • 3.4% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Driver's seat (5 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission
      • 1.7% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Joints
  • 10% fail on Visibility (46% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (81% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on View to rear (14 times worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Mirrors (14 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (89% worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts (89% worse than other 1987 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 1987 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.7% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 1.7% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.7% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.7% fail on Attachment

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