Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
48.3% pass rate
from 818 tests in 2020
(18% 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.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (54% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 17% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.98% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (63% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Macpherson strut (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.98% fail on Other suspension component (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.86% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.49% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.73% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 18% fail on Brakes (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (99% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (30 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.73% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.37% fail on Plate brake tester (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.98% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Cable (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 3.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.73% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.86% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
      • 0.12% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.24% fail on Rigid brake pipes (90% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other components (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 11% fail on Visibility (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on View to rear
      • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Tyres (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 9.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Joints
      • 0.12% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Catch
      • 0.37% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.37% fail on Door condition
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
        • 0.12% fail on Catch
    • 0.61% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.37% fail on Seats
      • 0.37% fail on Passenger's seat (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Body
      • 0.24% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
  • 7.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on Airbags
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.73% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.49% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.98% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.49% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
  • 0.73% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.12% fail on Anchorages

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