Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2011
66.3% pass rate
from 7,404 tests in 2017
(37% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Side repeaters (72% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.041% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.081% fail on Battery
    • 0.068% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.027% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.014% fail on Lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.014% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.3% fail on Suspension (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Drive shafts (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Front drive shafts (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Couplings
      • 0.081% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Drive shafts (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Trailing arms (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers (50% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.12% fail on Radius arms (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.068% fail on Rear
      • 0.041% fail on Front
    • 0.027% fail on Coil springs (99% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition (99% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Component mounting
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (38% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.027% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (74% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs (60% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.61% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Rear wheels (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake imbalance (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.39% fail on Components
        • 0.26% fail on Reservoirs (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
        • 0.014% fail on Pipes
        • 0.014% fail on Servos
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.27% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.054% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.054% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.041% fail on Cable
      • 0.014% fail on Lever
    • 0.027% fail on Locking devices (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.041% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.027% fail on Free play
        • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.068% fail on Power steering
      • 0.054% fail on Operation
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
    • 0.027% fail on Steering control
      • 0.014% fail on Steering column
      • 0.014% fail on Steering shaft
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
      • 0.014% fail on Installation check
        • 0.014% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.27% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.58% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.095% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.054% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Hose
      • 0.014% fail on Cap
      • 0.014% fail on System
    • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.014% fail on Emissions
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.095% fail on Body condition
    • 0.054% fail on Doors
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers
    • 0.054% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers
    • 0.027% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.027% fail on Vehicle structure (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Chassis (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.014% fail on Condition
  • 0.014% fail on Towbars
    • 0.014% 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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