Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2013
71.4% pass rate
from 6,079 tests in 2017
(69% 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 (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on All position lamps (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (90% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (86% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.099% fail on Horn
    • 0.066% fail on Battery
    • 0.049% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.033% fail on Fog lamp (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Size/type
    • 0.049% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.016% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Couplings
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.049% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Drive shafts (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Trailing arms (25 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (26 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.39% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.033% fail on Radius arms (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components (63% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (73% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.033% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.38% fail on Brake performance (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.082% fail on Rear wheels (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Components (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Reservoirs (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Hoses
        • 0.016% fail on Pipes
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
    • 0.18% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.033% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.082% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.016% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.016% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.033% fail on Free play (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Drive system
      • 0.016% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.016% fail on Steering control
      • 0.016% fail on Steering column
  • 0.66% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.30% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Doors
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.049% fail on Seats
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.049% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.016% fail on Hose
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
      • 0.016% fail on System
    • 0.033% fail on Emissions not tested
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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