Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
52.5% pass rate
from 944 tests in 2020
(13% 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.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 18% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 12% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (75% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Mounting (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.53% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.53% fail on Sub-frame
  • 15% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.64% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.32% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 5.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Cable (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Lever
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.74% fail on Lever
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.64% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.32% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.74% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 10% fail on Tyres (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front passenger's door (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Door condition (15 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Catch (127 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Catch
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Joints
    • 0.74% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Passenger's seat (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame condition (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.21% fail on Chassis
      • 0.21% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.21% fail on Floor (31 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar
      • 0.11% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 6.9% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on View to rear
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.11% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (95% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
      • 0.64% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.42% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment

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