Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2008
59.8% pass rate
from 6,159 tests in 2017
(8.2% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Position lamps (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Individual lamps (58% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Battery
    • 0.081% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.032% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 11% fail on Suspension (19% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Trailing arms (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Drive shafts (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Front drive shafts (57% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Constant velocity joints (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.032% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Radius arms (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment (48 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension joints (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front
      • 0.097% fail on Rear (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.065% fail on Macpherson strut (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.032% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.049% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.032% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Bellows
    • 0.016% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Axles
      • 0.016% fail on Axle beam
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.081% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.081% fail on Size/type
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.097% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.032% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.80% fail on Rear wheels (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.097% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.081% fail on Brake imbalance (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.45% fail on ABS
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Components (85% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.097% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.081% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.049% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Cable
    • 0.032% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (25% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.44% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on System (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Cap
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 0.78% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Free play
        • 0.032% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.016% fail on Steering control
      • 0.016% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.016% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.016% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Requirements
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.54% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.49% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Passengers
    • 0.36% fail on Body condition (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.065% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers
    • 0.049% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.049% fail on Load security
      • 0.032% fail on Access panel
      • 0.016% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.032% fail on Body security
    • 0.016% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Condition
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.016% fail on Towbars
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

  • Ford Galaxy (2006 - 2015)
    Good to drive and comfortable. Versatile with foldaway seats. Generally good quality. Diesel automatic option. Plenty of room in all back seats.

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