Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2012
63.3% pass rate
from 7,368 tests in 2020
(39% 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 (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (90% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Position lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.095% fail on Horn
      • 0.041% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.041% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.027% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.095% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.014% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (46% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.014% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.8% fail on Suspension
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint (53% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.081% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.14% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.054% fail on Springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.014% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.014% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.37% fail on Prop shafts (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Joints (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust system (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.068% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.068% fail on Door condition
      • 0.054% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
      • 0.054% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Seats
      • 0.054% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.054% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.041% fail on System
      • 0.014% fail on Pipe
    • 0.054% fail on Body
      • 0.041% fail on Other body component
      • 0.014% fail on Panel
    • 0.041% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.014% fail on Towbar
      • 0.014% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (48% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (48% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (63% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (62% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (68% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp) (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.068% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.081% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.068% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.37% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (72% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-lock braking system (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.095% fail on Pedal
      • 0.014% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.054% fail on Parking brake control (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Lever (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.027% fail on Rigid brake pipes (88% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.8% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.027% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.53% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.081% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
    • 0.068% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.014% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.014% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.014% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.014% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility (28% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.081% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.081% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.014% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.014% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.60% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.50% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.068% fail on Catalyst emissions (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.27% fail on Fluid leaks (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Engine oil leaks (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Transmission oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.041% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.041% fail on Sound deadening material (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Requirements
    • 0.56% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (98% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Airbags
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment (83% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Condition
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.054% fail on Seat belt installation check (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Anchorages (21 times worse than other 2012 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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