Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
46.9% pass rate
from 1,240 tests in 2017
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.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (66% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Rear lamps (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.081% fail on Switch
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.081% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.081% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.081% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (38% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.73% fail on Rear reflectors (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Battery
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Condition
    • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Component mounting (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (51% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment
      • 0.081% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.2% fail on Front (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.081% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.081% fail on Condition
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment
    • 0.081% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.081% fail on Location
    • 0.081% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.081% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.081% fail on Axles
      • 0.081% fail on Stub axle
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.81% fail on Front wheels (71% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.081% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.081% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Components (39% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Hoses (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Pipes (89% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.081% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.081% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical components (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.081% fail on Fitment
    • 0.81% fail on ABS
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.081% fail on Locking devices
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Washers (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.73% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.081% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.081% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.081% fail on Requirements
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
    • 0.081% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system (66% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.40% fail on Cap
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
  • 4.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Body condition (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.56% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis
    • 0.56% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
    • 0.081% fail on Body security
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.081% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.081% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.081% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment
    • 0.081% fail on Condition

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