Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
50.7% pass rate
from 905 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Position lamp (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.44% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Ball joint (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.77% fail on Springs (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Coil springs (78% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Coil spring (81% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
    • 0.66% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.66% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.44% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.11% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension unit
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.66% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.5% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Lever
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Electronic stability control (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.66% fail on Rigid brake pipes (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.22% fail on Lever
    • 0.22% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
  • 13% fail on Visibility (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.44% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Transmission
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.11% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.99% fail on Chassis
      • 0.99% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
    • 0.33% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Floor
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar
      • 0.11% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 9.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
    • 4.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.77% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.77% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.11% fail on Undertray
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Rams
    • 0.22% fail on Steering play
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition

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