Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2014
75.4% pass rate
from 6,533 tests in 2017
(73% 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 (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.092% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.90% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual lamps (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Battery (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.061% fail on Horn
    • 0.061% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.031% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (50% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.046% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts (17 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front drive shafts (17 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (17 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Shock absorbers (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components (85% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (93% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Reservoirs (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Brake performance (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.046% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.031% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.015% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.077% fail on ABS
    • 0.046% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.046% fail on Pedal
        • 0.046% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.031% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.031% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.031% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Wipers (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.60% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Requirements
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.077% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers airbag (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.34% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Rams
  • 0.20% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.046% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.031% fail on Seats
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
    • 0.015% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.015% fail on Chassis
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.092% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.046% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.046% fail on Pipe (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Emissions
  • 0.015% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.015% fail on Speed limiter
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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