Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2010
58.0% pass rate
from 6,309 tests in 2020
(21% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Position lamp (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (91% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.36% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.27% fail on Horn
      • 0.032% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.032% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Front fog lamps (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.016% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.032% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.032% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Size/type
  • 7.8% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Pins and bushes (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (36% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage ball joints (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.095% fail on Linkage
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Coil spring (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.095% fail on Axles
      • 0.063% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Axle
      • 0.016% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.095% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 7.0% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.016% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance (65% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (65% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (51% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.032% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake imbalance (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
      • 0.063% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.095% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.079% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.016% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 6.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Prop shafts (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.048% fail on Pipe
      • 0.032% fail on Hose
      • 0.016% fail on Tank
      • 0.016% fail on System
    • 0.21% fail on Seats (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.032% fail on Panel
      • 0.016% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.063% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.063% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.032% fail on Doors (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.032% fail on Door condition
    • 0.032% fail on Undertray
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Access panel
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (85% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.063% fail on Particulate filter (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.016% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.048% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.048% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Spark ignition (39% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.032% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.016% fail on NOx sensor
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.079% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.032% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.032% fail on Undertray
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (31% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.095% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.81% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Steering play
      • 0.079% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.063% fail on Power steering
      • 0.048% fail on Operation
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.48% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Condition
  • 0.016% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.016% fail on Anchorages
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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