Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2013
66.3% pass rate
from 5,850 tests in 2020
(49% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (26% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.10% fail on Horn
      • 0.034% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.068% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.051% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.051% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.017% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres (56% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (55% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
    • 0.017% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Joints (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Flexible couplings (46 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.32% fail on Prop shafts (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Joints (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.068% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Tank
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.085% fail on Body
      • 0.085% fail on Other body component
    • 0.085% fail on Doors
      • 0.051% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.051% fail on Door condition
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
    • 0.068% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.051% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Bracket (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Undertray
    • 0.017% fail on Towbar
      • 0.017% fail on Coupling
    • 0.017% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's seat
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (71% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.034% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.034% fail on Cable
    • 0.65% fail on Brake performance (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (56% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.068% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.068% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.051% fail on Rbt (74% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.034% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.068% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.051% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.034% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.034% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.017% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.085% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.068% fail on Suspension rods (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.051% fail on Springs (97% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Coil springs (98% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.017% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering component
      • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.38% fail on Steering gear (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Steering play
      • 0.034% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.017% fail on Power steering
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (38% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.89% fail on Wipers (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.085% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.085% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.017% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Emission control equipment (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.017% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.017% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.36% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Transmission oil leaks (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.91% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.034% fail on Airbags
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers airbag (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.034% fail on Condition
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.017% 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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