Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.8% pass rate
from 233 tests in 2020
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.43% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.86% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
      • 0.43% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.43% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 5.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.86% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.86% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.86% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.86% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.43% fail on Springs
      • 0.43% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.43% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.43% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Seat belts (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Airbags (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.86% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.86% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.86% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.43% fail on Floor
    • 0.43% fail on Cabs
      • 0.43% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.43% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.43% fail on Lever
    • 0.43% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.43% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.43% fail on View to rear
      • 0.43% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.86% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.86% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 0.86% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.86% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.43% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering
      • 0.43% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment

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