Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2012
69.5% pass rate
from 7,772 tests in 2017
(46% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front lamps (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps (51% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Side repeaters (53% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.064% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.064% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.077% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Fog lamp (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.051% fail on Horn
    • 0.039% fail on Battery
    • 0.026% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.026% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Lamp
    • 0.013% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.064% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.5% fail on Suspension (79% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front drive shafts (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Couplings (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (22 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (22 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Trailing arms (16 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (16 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Attachment (27 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (96% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.32% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Radius arms (24 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (25 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.064% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.051% fail on Rear
      • 0.013% fail on Front
    • 0.051% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Condition (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on King pins
  • 5.1% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.41% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.039% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.026% fail on Rear wheels (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.28% fail on Components (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Hoses
        • 0.039% fail on Pipes
      • 0.026% fail on Operation
      • 0.026% fail on Leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.19% fail on ABS (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Parking brake (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (62% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.064% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.077% fail on Power steering
      • 0.039% fail on Operation
      • 0.039% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.27% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.064% fail on Doors
      • 0.064% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.039% fail on Engine mountings (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
    • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.22% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.026% fail on System
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
      • 0.013% fail on Cap
    • 0.039% fail on Emissions
    • 0.039% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.026% fail on Condition
  • 0.013% fail on Towbars
    • 0.013% 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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