Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2009
57.9% pass rate
from 6,361 tests in 2020
(15% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.91% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.094% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.094% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.016% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.016% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.016% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms (46% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.094% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.2% fail on Springs (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Coil springs (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Coil spring (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage ball joints (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.96% fail on Shock absorbers (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.36% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.24% fail on Axles (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Axle
    • 0.094% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.063% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.031% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.063% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.016% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.19% fail on Cable (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Lever
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (28% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (50% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance (48% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.031% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt (48% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.063% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (67% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.094% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.61% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.53% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability control (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.38% fail on Lever
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.047% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.016% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.079% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Particulate filter (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.031% fail on Other emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.88% fail on Spark ignition (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.063% fail on Catalyst emissions (94% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.016% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.016% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility (16% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.016% fail on Window
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.079% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (70% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Transmission (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Drive shafts (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Joints (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.031% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.031% fail on Joints
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.063% fail on System
    • 0.28% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.079% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.079% fail on Door condition
      • 0.047% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
      • 0.031% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.079% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.063% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.016% fail on Bracket
    • 0.063% fail on Body
      • 0.047% fail on Other body component
      • 0.016% fail on Panel
    • 0.016% fail on Undertray
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 0.85% fail on Steering linkage components (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Track rod end (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.031% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.031% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.79% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.031% fail on Steering play
      • 0.031% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Steering column
    • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (84% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.38% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.93% fail on Road Wheels (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Condition
    • 0.016% fail on Hubs
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.031% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Speedometer (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.016% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.016% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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