Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2015
70.2% pass rate
from 3,583 tests in 2020
(92% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp (14 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (84% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (78% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on Individual direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.056% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.028% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.028% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.056% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.056% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 6.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Transmission (38 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts (35 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Joints (35 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.92% fail on Prop shafts (86 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Joints (126 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe
      • 0.028% fail on System
    • 0.056% fail on Body
      • 0.056% fail on Other body component
    • 0.056% fail on Seats
      • 0.056% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.028% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.028% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (48% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (62% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.056% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (77% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (80% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (80% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.028% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.028% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.028% fail on Lever
    • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic systems (20 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake fluid (20 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs (24 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Brake performance (55% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (69% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.056% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.056% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.056% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.056% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.056% fail on Rbt
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.028% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.028% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.17% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.084% fail on Pedal
      • 0.028% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.056% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.056% fail on View to rear
      • 0.056% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.028% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (75% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.70% fail on Compression ignition (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.20% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.084% fail on Transmission oil leaks (25 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.87% fail on Suspension
    • 0.39% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.084% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.028% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (45 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.084% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.056% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.028% fail on Springs
      • 0.028% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.028% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.028% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.70% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Requirements
      • 0.028% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.20% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.39% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Steering gear (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.056% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plates
Read the Honest John Review

  • Ford Galaxy (2015 on)
    As big and as practical as ever, excellent refinement and ride quality, plenty of modern technology, affordable running costs, five star Euro NCAP rating.
  • 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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