Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2011
61.6% pass rate
from 7,106 tests in 2020
(28% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (89% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.21% fail on Horn
      • 0.028% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.014% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.014% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.084% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.084% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.014% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.014% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Transmission (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Drive shaft (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Flexible couplings (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Prop shafts (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.042% fail on Pipe
      • 0.028% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.028% fail on System
    • 0.084% fail on Body
      • 0.084% fail on Other body component
    • 0.084% fail on Doors
      • 0.070% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.070% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.042% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.028% fail on Seats
      • 0.028% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.028% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.028% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.014% fail on Trikes and quads
      • 0.014% fail on Passenger hand grips
    • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth (32% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension (17% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.042% fail on Axles
      • 0.042% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.042% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (37% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.099% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.084% fail on Cable
        • 0.014% fail on Linkage
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp) (50% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (67% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake imbalance (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance (86% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake performance (88% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.39% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.32% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.070% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.042% fail on Reservoirs (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.056% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.028% fail on Rigid brake pipes (92% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (18% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.014% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.042% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.028% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.014% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.042% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.028% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.83% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.77% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.056% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.45% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Other leaks (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.070% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.056% fail on Sound deadening material (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.028% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.65% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Steering play
      • 0.099% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.084% fail on Power steering
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
      • 0.028% fail on Rams (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.69% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Hubs
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
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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