Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2002
42.7% pass rate
from 2,860 tests in 2020
(19% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (65% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Springs (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Coil springs (36% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Coil spring (34% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.8% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.070% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.035% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.035% fail on Dipswitch
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Position lamp (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (85% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.73% fail on Battery(ies) (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.10% fail on Horn (81% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.070% fail on Switch
    • 0.070% fail on Reversing lamps (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Reversing lamps (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Transmission (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Joints (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.035% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.45% fail on Prop shafts (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system (48% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Chassis condition (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Strengthening plate (17 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Catch (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Hinge
      • 0.42% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.42% fail on Door condition
      • 0.35% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.070% fail on Pipe
      • 0.070% fail on System
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
      • 0.035% fail on Other body component
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.14% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.035% fail on Bracket
    • 0.14% fail on Cabs (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.035% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.035% fail on Carrier
    • 0.070% fail on Towbar
      • 0.035% fail on Coupling
      • 0.035% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.070% fail on Floor
    • 0.035% fail on Load security
      • 0.035% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.035% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.035% fail on Undertray
  • 18% fail on Brakes (17% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (25% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.070% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.035% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (38% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (38% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (46% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.035% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.80% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (61% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance (56% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.28% fail on Cable
        • 0.070% fail on Lever
        • 0.070% fail on Linkage
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Electronic stability control (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.56% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Servos
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
      • 0.070% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.070% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.035% fail on Servos
    • 0.10% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.070% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.070% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.035% fail on Other components
    • 0.070% fail on Parking brake control (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Lever (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.035% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 10% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Steering linkage components (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end (46% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Steering linkage (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Steering component
    • 0.70% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Other components (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.14% fail on Rams (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 0.31% fail on Steering play (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.035% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility (23% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (36% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.38% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Airbags
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition (64% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (66% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.035% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.035% fail on NOx sensor
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.070% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.035% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.070% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.66% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.49% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.070% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.035% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.035% fail on Undertray
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.10% fail on Seat belt installation check (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Belt(s)/padding (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.035% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.035% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.035% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.035% fail on Doors
      • 0.035% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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