Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2016
82.0% pass rate
from 5,813 tests in 2020
(46% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (86% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Position lamp (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.34% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.034% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.052% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.017% fail on Horn
    • 0.086% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.017% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.034% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (94% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.26% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.017% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.29% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt
          • 0.069% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.086% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.086% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.069% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.069% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.069% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.034% fail on Rbt
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.10% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.086% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.069% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.052% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.052% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.017% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.017% fail on Pedal
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.88% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.069% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.052% fail on View to rear
      • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.95% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
    • 0.26% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Airbags
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.46% fail on Suspension
    • 0.34% fail on Shock absorbers (92% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.069% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.017% fail on Springs
      • 0.017% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.017% fail on Mounting
    • 0.017% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.10% fail on Fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Engine oil leaks (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Exhaust emissions (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.017% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.017% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.034% fail on Spark ignition (82% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.017% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.017% fail on Undertray
  • 0.15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.052% fail on Transmission
      • 0.052% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.052% fail on Joints
    • 0.034% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.034% fail on Body
      • 0.034% fail on Other body component
    • 0.017% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.034% fail on Steering
    • 0.017% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.017% fail on Steering play
      • 0.017% fail on Steering rack
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.

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