Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
49.7% pass rate
from 772 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Pins and bushes (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Ball joint (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.39% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.91% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.78% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.65% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.52% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Springs
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.13% fail on Mounting
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.65% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Cable (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.52% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.65% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission
      • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.13% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.26% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.26% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Hinge
      • 0.13% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 0.65% fail on Floor (24 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.26% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.39% fail on Body
      • 0.39% fail on Panel
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.26% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.26% fail on Boot lid condition (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Cabs
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Visibility (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Washers (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.39% fail on Requirements (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 5.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 8.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.91% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.65% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Transmission oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.52% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Steering play
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.91% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates

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