Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2000
42.5% pass rate
from 1,542 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 2000 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Suspension (61% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 15% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Component mounting (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Subframe mounting (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Spring mounting
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 6.5% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Drive shafts (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front drive shafts (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Couplings
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.4% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Front
      • 0.13% fail on Rear (89% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Position lamps (43% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front lamps (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear lamps (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp (48% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual lamps (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on All direction indicators (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Fog lamp (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.0% fail on Battery (85% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.065% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.065% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.065% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
      • 0.065% fail on Lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 21% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Components (41% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Pipes (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.065% fail on Servos
      • 0.39% fail on Leaks
      • 0.065% fail on Operation
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance (43% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.065% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.065% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (81% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.84% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.065% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.065% fail on Pedal
        • 0.065% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.065% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.065% fail on Components
        • 0.065% fail on Pipes
  • 12% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Free play
        • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.26% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.19% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
        • 0.13% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.78% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
      • 0.065% fail on Drive system
      • 0.065% fail on Rams
    • 0.065% fail on Steering operation
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system (46% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Emissions (37% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Cap
      • 0.26% fail on System
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 10.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (97% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Vehicle structure (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
    • 0.32% fail on Engine mountings
  • 6.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
      • 0.39% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Installation check (27 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Anchorage's (33 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment
    • 0.065% fail on Condition
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