Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2008
58.2% pass rate
from 6,371 tests in 2020
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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp (71% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Position lamp (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual direction indicators (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.031% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.39% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Main beam tell-tale (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.031% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage ball joints (29% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.9% fail on Springs (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (60% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring (60% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Axles
      • 0.13% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.094% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.063% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.047% fail on Sub-frames (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.016% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Cable
        • 0.11% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (24% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.031% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance (54% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.078% fail on Service brake imbalance (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.75% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.39% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.55% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.047% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.016% fail on Valves
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.047% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Additional braking device
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth (18% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.3% fail on Compression ignition (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.031% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.031% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.063% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (65% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (49% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested (87% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.016% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.44% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.016% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.016% fail on Undertray
  • 5.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system (75% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Transmission (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Joints (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.031% fail on Joints
    • 0.41% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Tank
      • 0.063% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.047% fail on System
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
      • 0.031% fail on Panel
    • 0.078% fail on Undertray
    • 0.047% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.047% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.016% fail on Chassis
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
      • 0.016% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.016% fail on Floor
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility (17% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (33% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.016% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (28% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.031% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Other components
      • 0.016% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.016% fail on Rams
    • 0.031% fail on Steering play
      • 0.031% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.67% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.047% fail on Airbags
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.77% fail on Road Wheels (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.047% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.031% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.016% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.016% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.016% fail on Speedometer
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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