Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
44.3% pass rate
from 1,322 tests in 2017
(18% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.076% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.076% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.76% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.076% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.7% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.76% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Rear reflectors (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Battery
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.076% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.076% fail on Switch
  • 26% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Component mounting (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Subframe mounting (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Front suspension joints (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.076% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.076% fail on Couplings
      • 0.15% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.7% fail on Front (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 0.98% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Location
    • 0.53% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.53% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.076% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.076% fail on Condition
      • 0.076% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 22% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.53% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.076% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake back plates (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Components (42% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses (78% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Pipes (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Operation
      • 0.076% fail on Leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical components (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Lever
    • 1.6% fail on ABS
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
      • 0.076% fail on Fitment
    • 0.76% fail on Restricted movement (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
        • 0.30% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.076% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.076% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.83% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Requirements
    • 6.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers airbag (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.45% fail on Cap
      • 0.30% fail on System
      • 0.076% fail on Pipe
    • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Body condition (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Doors
      • 0.53% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.53% fail on Seats
      • 0.45% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers
    • 0.076% fail on Body security
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.23% fail on Free play
        • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Pipes and hoses (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Other components
      • 0.23% fail on Rams (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Operation
    • 0.076% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate

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