Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2003
45.4% pass rate
from 6,356 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Couplings (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.079% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.016% fail on Universal joint
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Subframe mounting (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Component mounting (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Spring mounting
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Presence
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Coil springs (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Location
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.063% fail on Sub-frames (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Condition (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.047% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.047% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.047% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.047% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.016% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Front lamps (80% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamp aim (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Stop lamp (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (39% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on All direction indicators (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Tell tales (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.063% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.047% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.016% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.063% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.063% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Fog lamp (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.079% fail on Switch
      • 0.047% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.031% fail on Lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.047% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 21% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake performance (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Rear wheels (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Components (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Pipes (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Hoses (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Servos (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.55% fail on Leaks (60% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components (20% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Brake calipers (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.016% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.016% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.8% fail on ABS (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Fitment
    • 0.39% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.31% fail on Cable
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pivot (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.094% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.047% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
      • 0.016% fail on Components
        • 0.016% fail on Pipes
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
    • 0.079% fail on Service brake control components (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Pedal (68% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Condition
        • 0.016% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.031% fail on Electronic stability system (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.016% fail on Warning
    • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
  • 10% fail on Tyres (15% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
    • 0.063% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system (45% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on System
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
      • 0.016% fail on Hose
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
  • 6.9% fail on Steering (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering system (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (42% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.063% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.58% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Other components (93% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.079% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.047% fail on Rams
      • 0.031% fail on Drive system
      • 0.031% fail on Pump
    • 0.17% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.016% fail on Steering control
      • 0.016% fail on Steering column
    • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Vehicle structure (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers
    • 0.063% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.047% fail on Load security
      • 0.031% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.016% fail on Access panel
    • 0.031% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.031% fail on Body security
    • 0.016% fail on Speedometer
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (35% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.016% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.36% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Installation check (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Belt(s)/padding (25 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.094% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Condition
  • 0.016% fail on Towbars
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure
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