Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
51.2% pass rate
from 580 tests in 2020
(8.1% 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.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Ball joint (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3.1% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (20% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (3.0% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.86% fail on Other suspension component (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.52% fail on Springs (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Coil spring (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Sub-frames (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (0.96% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (60% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp (10% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps (11% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp (8.0% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (12% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (12% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (17% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Horn (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Battery(ies) (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 16% fail on Brakes (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (92% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (22% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (20% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (13% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance (41% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (17% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Brake performance not tested (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (7.6% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (8.5% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control (2.7% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Lever (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (24% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.17% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 13% fail on Visibility (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Washers (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (0.13% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Windscreen (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission (28% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts (23% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Joints (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Other passenger's door (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (88% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Chassis (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Chassis condition (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Fuel system (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
    • 0.34% fail on Seats (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Panel
    • 0.17% fail on Floor
    • 0.17% fail on Undertray
  • 10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (2.7% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Airbags (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Drivers airbag (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition (61% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Emissions not tested (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Catalyst emissions (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Fluid leaks (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Engine oil leaks (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering arm (19 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle (5.9% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates (6.2% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Attachment (85% worse than other 2005 cars)

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