Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2005
49.4% pass rate
from 5,739 tests in 2017
(12% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Front drive shafts (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.017% fail on Universal joint
    • 8.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Coil springs (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Location
    • 2.7% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.71% fail on Rear
      • 0.52% fail on Front
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.070% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.017% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Axle beam
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Position lamps (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Front lamps (77% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.96% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual lamps (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 0.87% fail on Battery
    • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Horn (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.070% fail on Switch
      • 0.052% fail on Lamp
    • 0.087% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.035% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Rear wheels (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Components (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Pipes (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.42% fail on Leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.087% fail on Operation
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.63% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.017% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Mechanical components (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Cable (95% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.017% fail on Relay lever
      • 0.017% fail on Pivot
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.10% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Components
        • 0.035% fail on Hoses (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Servos
      • 0.017% fail on Warning
      • 0.017% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.017% fail on Leaks
    • 0.087% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.087% fail on Pedal
        • 0.052% fail on Condition
        • 0.035% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.017% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 10% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.052% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.017% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
      • 0.017% fail on Tank
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers other (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Body condition (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Seats (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers
    • 0.070% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.070% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.017% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.017% fail on Body security
    • 0.017% fail on Load security
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Prescribed areas (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Installation check (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Belt(s)/padding (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Track rod end (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.087% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.17% fail on Steering operation (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Operation
      • 0.052% fail on Other components
      • 0.035% fail on Drive system (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.68% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.68% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.035% fail on Condition
  • 0.017% fail on Towbars
    • 0.017% fail on Towbar
  • 0.017% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.017% fail on Speed limiter
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