We use cookies on whatcar.com to improve your browsing experience and to provide you with relevant content and advertising, by continuing to use our site you agree to this. Please see our privacy policy for more details. Continue

Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

Own or drive this car?

Submit your own review here
40 reader reviews for Ford Galaxy MPV.
  • 2.0 TDCi 140 Ghia 5dr

    J Shah , Nottinghamshire . Date: 07/01/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I replaced my Audi A4 Sport with this car as I needed more seats. I am afraid to say, I do not miss my Audi. This car has everything the Audi had and a lot more. It handles and accelerates like a dream. I have had this car for over 3 months and have driven it for almost 3000 miles. No problems encountered. The only unusual thing is that the trip computer has never given me an average of above 43mpg - regardless of the driving conditions. In town it usually gives 39mpg. I suspect that the economy derived from this car in real life is not as high as mentioned in the glossy brochures, but it is good enough for the size of the car and the engine.

    I did lots of research prior to choosing this car. Amongst the 7 seater MPVs there is no rival! Remember, this car does not have a spare wheel, but a special puncture repair kit. This is true for a lot of new cars on the market, and it is not a major issue.

    Overall, I would thoroughly recommend this car.

  • 1.8 TDCi 125 5spd LX 5dr

    Alan Simon Parnaby , Durham . Date: 11/12/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    My main factor in choosing my latest car was the need to seat more than 5. The Galaxy was chosen mainly on reviews of it's handling, which has proven to be excellent. Last weekend I did a day trip from Darlington to Dundee and was astonished at the way in which the miles were covered in comfort with such ease. The route was mainly twisty A roads with 6 up, and it still managed 39MPG. Stability in torrential rain was amazing and roadholding excellent.

    Flexibilty of seating is fantastic, comfort and space is great, I really cannot think of one negative point inside or out. The first frost of the year hit this morning, and guess what the Galaxy excelled here as well, the quickclear screen is fantastic.

    I would also like to commend the Ford Dealership at Evans Halshaw in Darlington in providing and excellent buying experience. I hope the servicing department continues this level of service.

  • 1.8 TDCi 125 5spd LX 5dr

    homer duke , ENGLAND . Date: 21/10/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    this car has been a joy to my life i have had 5 previous Galaxys, and loved all of them,but this is the best one.i had a 1497kg caravan and the 1.8 galaxy can tow it fine,scince iv had this galaxy iv towed my caravan up a 27% hill going around 48-53 MPH but on motor way's it can go 80-85 MPH it's a good towcar,iv been going 103 MPH befor towing this caravan going down a 5% hill it's OUTSTANDING

  • 1.8 TDCi 125 6spd Ghia 5dr

    Jennie Clark , North Yorkshire . Date: 14/10/2007
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Have had 3 previous Galaxys, and loved all of them (1 petrol and 2 diesels). The new car is a great disappointment, as is the dealership I bought it from (got the car for £2k less than anywhere else offered but was it worth the hassle?). Lots of niggles but major problem is that it vibrates like mad at 2k revs. Dealership we bought it from 'couldn't find a fault' - when we eventually took it to our previous dealership (love them to pieces) they immediately identified problems with the dual mass flywheel so the car is off the road next week for gear box out and probably a new clutch. It's done 6k and we've had it 4 months. Next problems to solve are a leak into the driver's footwell, headlights which seems to have variable power, 2 doors which don't shut properly and the replacement of damaged rear window trims (damaged on delivery and selling dealer 'forgot to order' the replacements). Sadly this is one Galaxy which I'm struggling to love!

Ford Galaxy MPV

Continue to prices, equipment and options »

What Car? buying help and car info

Order a brochure, find your nearest dealer or book a test drive

Haymarket Logo What Car? is brought to you by Haymarket Consumer Media
What Car? is part of Haymarket Motoring
© Haymarket Media Group 2014