Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
59.0% pass rate
from 913 tests in 2017
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Rear lamps (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.88% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.22% fail on Individual lamps (80% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.88% fail on Horn (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Rear reflectors (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Battery
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 17% fail on Suspension (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 2.6% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.99% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.99% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on Coil springs (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.55% fail on Rear
      • 0.11% fail on Front
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Torque/reaction arms (33 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (35 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Component mounting
  • 12% fail on Tyres (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Condition (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.22% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 11% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake back plates (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical components (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Cable (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
    • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Components
        • 0.22% fail on Pipes
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.22% fail on ABS
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (52% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Washers (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Passengers front (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Drivers (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Body security (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control
      • 0.11% fail on Steering lock
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on System
    • 0.22% fail on Emissions (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.55% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate

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