Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
51.8% pass rate
from 581 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 15% fail on Suspension arms (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (8.4% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (5.1% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Springs (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Coil spring (87% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Mounting
    • 0.69% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Sub-frames (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
  • 17% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.69% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (9.3% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (7.2% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (6.4% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance (4.9% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp) (6.7% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance (12% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (7.2% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (6.3% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Cable (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (10% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Anti-lock braking system (8.0% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Electronic stability control (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake control (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Lever (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (19% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Hand lever (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Servos
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.17% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (4.5% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (15% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp (12% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (47% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Individual direction indicators (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Side repeaters (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp
  • 11% fail on Visibility (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (2.3% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Windscreen (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth (6.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 9.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (39% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Joints (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hinge
      • 0.86% fail on Driver's door (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hinge
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Sub-frame condition (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Panel
    • 0.17% fail on Floor
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.17% fail on Undertray
  • 7.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Airbags
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (6.9% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (3.9% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Compression ignition (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition (48% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Emissions not tested (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Catalyst emissions (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Engine oil leaks (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.86% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Steering linkage components (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Attachment (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates (41% better than other 2006 cars)

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