Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2009
57.4% pass rate
from 5,569 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (16% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (16% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Electrical equipment (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Horn (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps (10% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps (8.1% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.018% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.018% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.018% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Suspension (10% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Suspension arm (13% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Springs (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Coil springs (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Coil spring (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (19% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (0.49% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage ball joints (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint dust cover (0.96% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (35% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (10% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Linkage (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (23% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (26% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component (21% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.31% fail on Axles (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (99% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6.7% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes (15% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Sub-frames (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pins and bushes (19% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.018% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (78% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (9.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type (44% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes (0.58% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Brake linings (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (0.65% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (1.3% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Cable (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Lever
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (40% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (39% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance (37% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester (0.37% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (34% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (31% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance (25% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (24% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Parking brake performance (18% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (48% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.090% fail on Service brake performance (19% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake imbalance (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested (4.1% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Anti-lock braking system (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake control (17% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Lever (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Valves
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pedal (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Hand lever (66% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (5.8% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (1.4% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (20% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (15% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.018% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.75% fail on Spark ignition (68% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Catalyst emissions (92% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Fluid leaks (15% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks (15% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Other leaks (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility (1.1% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on View to rear (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Mirrors (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Driver's view (27% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Transmission (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Joints (61% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.072% fail on Prop shafts (14% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Joints (8.8% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Driver's seat (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pipe (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on System
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Bracket
    • 0.13% fail on Doors (44% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Front passenger's door (10.0% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition (6.8% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Other passenger's door (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition
        • 0.018% fail on Catch
      • 0.018% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Body (7.6% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Other body component (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Panel
    • 0.054% fail on Undertray (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Boot lid (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Boot lid condition (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (18% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint (15% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.88% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Other components (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Steering play (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Steering rack (41% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Airbags (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers airbag (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.54% fail on Identification of the vehicle (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plates (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.54% fail on Road Wheels (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.018% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.018% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.018% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.018% fail on Anchorages
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  • 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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