Alfa Romeo 147 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
53.3% pass rate
from 315 tests in 2020
(29% worse than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 147 is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.32% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.32% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Horn
      • 0.32% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.32% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.95% fail on Rear reflectors (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.32% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 11% fail on Tyres (63% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance (92% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.63% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.95% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (17 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Cable (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.32% fail on Lever
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility (62% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.63% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Engine oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Noise suppression (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Undertray (35 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Doors (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front passenger's door (25 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Door condition (26 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Driver's door (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Joints
      • 0.32% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.32% fail on Joints
    • 0.32% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.32% fail on Body
      • 0.32% fail on Other body component
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's seat
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.32% fail on Steering play
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.95% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Requirements
    • 0.95% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.95% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Condition

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