Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2009
60.7% pass rate
from 6,298 tests in 2017
(19% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Tell tales (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.079% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.064% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.016% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.064% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.032% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
      • 0.016% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.65% fail on Horn (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.032% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Trailing arms (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (20% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (28% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (28% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.75% fail on Drive shafts (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Front drive shafts (32% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Constant velocity joints (33% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.016% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear
      • 0.095% fail on Front
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.064% fail on Bonded suspension (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.032% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.016% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (89% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.064% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear wheels (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Brake imbalance (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.016% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Components
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
        • 0.032% fail on Pipes (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on ABS
    • 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
    • 0.064% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.064% fail on Cable
    • 0.032% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (36% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.079% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Cap
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions (81% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.22% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.21% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering system
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Track rod end (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Free play
        • 0.032% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.032% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.032% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.016% fail on Steering component
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.095% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Pump
    • 0.048% fail on Steering control
      • 0.048% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Condition
  • 0.64% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.52% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.24% fail on Body condition (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.079% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Body security
    • 0.032% fail on Load security
      • 0.032% fail on Access panel (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.016% fail on Doors
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers front
  • 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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