Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2004
43.5% pass rate
from 4,472 tests in 2020
(19% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.045% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Suspension arms (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Springs
      • 3.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.1% fail on Coil spring (20% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.8% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.4% fail on Macpherson strut (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.022% fail on Axles
      • 0.022% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.022% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension unit
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Position lamp (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (18% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Individual direction indicators (50% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.63% fail on Battery(ies) (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.13% fail on Horn (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 0.067% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.067% fail on Switch
    • 0.045% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.022% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.40% fail on Prop shafts (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Belts
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Chassis (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis condition (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.022% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.76% fail on Doors (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
      • 0.27% fail on Driver's door (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Catch
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.42% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Tank
      • 0.022% fail on Hose
      • 0.022% fail on Pipe
    • 0.45% fail on Body
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.16% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Cabs (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Spare wheel condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Carrier
    • 0.089% fail on Floor
    • 0.067% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.045% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.022% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.045% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.045% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.045% fail on Undertray
    • 0.022% fail on Load security
      • 0.022% fail on Access panel
  • 19% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.045% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.089% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (33% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (33% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.045% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.045% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.067% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.022% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.74% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Cable (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
        • 0.045% fail on Pivot (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Electronic stability control (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Valves (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.045% fail on Servos
      • 0.045% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.022% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.13% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.067% fail on Servos
      • 0.045% fail on Leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.067% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
      • 0.022% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.045% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
      • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.022% fail on Other braking system component
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Indirect vision devices (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.0% fail on Steering (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Operation
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.089% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.022% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.022% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.56% fail on Power steering (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Other components (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.045% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.022% fail on Pump
      • 0.022% fail on Rams
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.022% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.022% fail on Steering column
  • 4.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Condition (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment
      • 0.045% fail on Pre-tensioners (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.067% fail on Airbags
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.045% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (51% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.36% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.22% fail on Engine oil leaks (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.045% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.067% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.045% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.022% fail on Undertray
  • 0.83% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
  • 0.022% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.022% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.022% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.022% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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