Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2010
62.0% pass rate
from 6,063 tests in 2017
(29% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Side repeaters (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.016% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.35% fail on Horn (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.049% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.033% fail on Battery
    • 0.033% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.016% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.016% fail on Lamp
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.033% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.066% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Trailing arms (17 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (17 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Anti-roll bars (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (32% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.86% fail on Suspension arms (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.23% fail on Radius arms (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.099% fail on Front
      • 0.082% fail on Rear
    • 0.082% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.049% fail on Torque/reaction arms (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Axles
      • 0.016% fail on Axle beam
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (71% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.049% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear wheels (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.41% fail on Components
        • 0.28% fail on Reservoirs (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
        • 0.016% fail on Pipes
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
    • 0.30% fail on ABS
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.099% fail on Parking brake (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.082% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.016% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 3.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.099% fail on System
      • 0.066% fail on Cap
      • 0.049% fail on Pipe
      • 0.016% fail on Hose
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Emissions (67% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.033% fail on Free play
        • 0.033% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.099% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Drive system (43 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.049% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.016% fail on Steering control
      • 0.016% fail on Steering shaft
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.49% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.16% fail on Seats (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers
    • 0.099% fail on Body condition
    • 0.082% fail on Doors
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.049% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.033% fail on Towbars (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Towbar (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
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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