Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2014
65.6% pass rate
from 5,266 tests in 2020
(58% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (89% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Individual direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical equipment (29% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Horn (8.5% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Battery(ies) (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (42% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Position lamps (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Position lamp (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 0.095% fail on Reversing lamps (7.1% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Reversing lamps (10% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Rear reflectors (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (64% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (49% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 7.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Transmission (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Drive shafts (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Joints (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Drive shaft (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Joints (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Other passenger's door (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.019% fail on Door condition
    • 0.076% fail on Body (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Other body component (90% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Panel
    • 0.057% fail on Bumpers (32% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Engine mounting (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Engine mounting condition (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Fuel system (49% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Chassis
      • 0.019% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.019% fail on Seats
      • 0.019% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Cable (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Lever
    • 0.82% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance (14% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (12% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance (10% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (13% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp) (19% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.076% fail on Service brake performance (45% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.076% fail on Service brake imbalance (10% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Brake performance not tested (11% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (79% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.019% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Electronic stability control (8.3% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic braking system (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (26% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Pedal (6.5% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Hand lever (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Flexible brake hoses (29% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (66% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Parking brake control (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Lever (70% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Suspension (7.5% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (13% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints (83% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Ball joint (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.44% fail on Shock absorbers (11% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Other suspension component (77% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.076% fail on Wheel bearings (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Springs
      • 0.019% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.019% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.019% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility (24% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (21% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Wipers (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.25% fail on Spark ignition (59% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (40% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested (23% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Transmission oil leaks (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Other leaks (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
        • 0.019% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.019% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.59% fail on Steering gear (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Power steering
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
    • 0.019% fail on Steering play
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.87% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (41% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels (78% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Condition
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates (60% worse than other 2014 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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