Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
48.9% pass rate
from 1,351 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.67% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.22% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.074% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.81% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.74% fail on Battery
    • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.074% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 26% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment
    • 3.4% fail on Front suspension joints (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (51% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Macpherson strut (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 17% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Rear wheels (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.52% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.074% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fitment (41 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.44% fail on Pipes (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical components (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pivot
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.074% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.074% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.074% fail on Pedal
        • 0.074% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.81% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.074% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Condition (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.074% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers airbag (22 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
      • 0.074% fail on System
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.074% fail on Free play
        • 0.074% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.074% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.89% fail on Power steering (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.074% fail on Rams
    • 0.074% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers
    • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers
    • 0.074% fail on Load security
      • 0.074% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.67% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
  • 0.67% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate

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