Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
46.9% pass rate
from 655 tests in 2020
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim (64% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim (67% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Position lamps (89% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Position lamp (89% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.92% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.92% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.76% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension rods (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.31% fail on Springs (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.15% fail on Mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.46% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Lever
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.7% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.61% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.76% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.76% fail on Lever
    • 0.76% fail on Rigid brake pipes (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
  • 14% fail on Visibility (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.46% fail on View to rear
      • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.15% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
  • 12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Airbags
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.15% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.61% fail on Doors
      • 0.61% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Floor (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Seats
      • 0.46% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Body condition
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.15% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.15% fail on Undertray
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.46% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.31% fail on Noise suppression (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.15% fail on Undertray
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (61% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
    • 0.61% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.46% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.61% fail on Steering linkage components (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
        • 0.15% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates

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