Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
51.9% pass rate
from 1,010 tests in 2017
(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 (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
    • 3.3% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
    • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (47% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Couplings
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Location
    • 0.20% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (13 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on General condition
    • 0.099% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.099% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.099% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.099% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Battery
    • 0.89% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Individual lamps (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.099% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Brakes (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Rear wheels (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.30% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.099% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical components (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Cable (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Components (67% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Hoses
        • 0.20% fail on Pipes (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.099% fail on Operation
    • 0.40% fail on ABS
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.099% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.099% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.099% fail on Pedal
        • 0.099% fail on Anti-slip
  • 13% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Condition (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.099% fail on Size/type
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.69% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions
    • 0.89% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.69% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Tank
      • 0.099% fail on System
    • 0.099% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Passengers front (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.69% fail on Body condition
    • 0.40% fail on Vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Load security (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.099% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.79% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Steering system (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.79% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 0.59% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plate

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