Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
51.8% pass rate
from 990 tests in 2017
(22% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.91% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.81% fail on Battery
    • 0.81% fail on Horn
    • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.51% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical wiring (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.71% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.10% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Front (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Rear
    • 0.91% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Component mounting (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Location
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Brakes (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical components (21 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Cable (24 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage
    • 0.91% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Hydraulic systems (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Components (82% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 0.51% fail on ABS
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Anti-slip
  • 13% fail on Tyres (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Doors (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Passengers front (34 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.40% fail on Body condition
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers
    • 0.10% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.10% fail on Chassis
  • 4.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.91% fail on Emissions
    • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Cap
      • 0.10% fail on System
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.10% fail on Steering control
      • 0.10% fail on Steering column
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
      • 0.40% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.91% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.71% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.10% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.10% fail on Registration plate

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