Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2014
68.5% pass rate
from 5,999 tests in 2020
(64% 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)
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (76% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (71% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Individual direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.017% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.083% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.050% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.033% fail on Reversing lamp switch (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.033% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 0.017% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (43% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.017% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Transmission (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Joints (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Flexible couplings (34 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Joints (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.083% fail on Body
      • 0.083% fail on Other body component
    • 0.067% fail on Seats
      • 0.050% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.033% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.017% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (65% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (75% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (75% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.58% fail on Brake performance (36% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.033% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic braking system (31 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
      • 0.017% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.067% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.033% fail on Lever
    • 0.033% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.017% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
  • 2.7% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.033% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.017% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (72% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.70% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Springs
      • 0.017% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.017% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (43% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (44% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Particulate filter
      • 0.32% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.050% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.10% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Transmission oil leaks (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Steering linkage components (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Track rod end (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 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
    • 0.43% fail on Steering gear (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering play
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.72% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Condition
  • 0.32% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.033% fail on Seat belt installation check (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Belt(s)/padding (7 times 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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