Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
47.7% pass rate
from 1,596 tests in 2017
(7.7% worse than other 2003 cars)
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.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Front lamps (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.063% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Horn (95% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.063% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.063% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.063% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.063% fail on Lamp
    • 0.063% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Component mounting (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.063% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.063% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.7% fail on Front suspension joints (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Rear
    • 0.50% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Location
    • 0.50% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Axles
      • 0.063% fail on Stub axle
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.88% fail on Front wheels (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.13% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (46% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Pipes (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical components (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Pivot
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.063% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.063% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.63% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.38% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.38% fail on Mirrors
  • 12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 6.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Drivers airbag (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers airbag (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.88% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Cap
      • 0.19% fail on System
  • 2.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers
    • 0.063% fail on Body security
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.063% fail on Free play
        • 0.063% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition

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